What is it about?

We developed a self-test smartphone app intended to allow anyone to perform a pure-tone hearing test, typically at home. The app requires access to moderately quiet room, an iPhone and a pair of Apple EarPods. We compare the results of our application with clinical audiometry in an audiometric booth; We also analyze the test-retest reliability for several hundreds of users who took the test at home.

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Why is it important?

Clinical audiometry is a time-consuming and expensive procedure, requiring special clinical equipment, infrastructure, and trained personnel. Self-testing with a consumer device makes pure-tone testing more accessible.

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This page is a summary of: Home-Based Audiometry With a Smartphone App: Reliable Results?, American Journal of Audiology, September 2022, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA),
DOI: 10.1044/2022_aja-21-00191.
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