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Korean Journal of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery > Volume 38(3); 1995 > Article
Korean Journal of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 1995;38(3): 323-9.
Social Performance in Multichannel Cochlear Implantees
Hee-Nam Kim, MD, Yoon Joo Shim, MD, Mi Sook Chang, MD, and Ek Ho Lee, MD
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Yonsei University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
와우 이식술환자의 사회생활 수행능력
김희남 · 심윤주 · 장미숙 · 이익호
연세대학교 의과대학 이비인후과학교실

The social performance of 28 patients wearing cochlear implants was evaluated by questionaire. The hearing performance inventory(HPI) items consist of 7 sections : 1) Understanding speech with or without visual cues, 2) Intensity, 3) Response to auditory failure, 4) Environmental sounds, 5) Personal, 6) General communication, and 7) Occupational. An analysis of effects of age, gender, duration of deafness, duration of device use and age at implantation on social performance was investigated between preimplant and postimplant period. The results show that all social performances improved significantly after cochlear implantation. Sex, duration of device use, and age at implantation were significant factors that affect the social performance of cochlear implantees.

Keywords: Social performanceCochlear implantDaefnessPreimplant factor.
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