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JAMA Study Estimates a 30 Million Increase in Adults With Hearing Loss by 2060

According to a new study published online March 2 by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, the number of US adults 20 years or older with hearing loss is expected to gradually increase from 44 million in 2020 (15% of adults) to 74 million by 2060 (23% of adults). This increase is greatest among older adults. In 2020, 55% of all adults with hearing loss will be 70 years or older; in 2060, that statistic will be 67%.

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