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Table 5.

Otorhinolaryngology examination rate by occupation

Otorhinolaryngology examination Total N=91 (100) CLT N=74 (81.3) Non-CLT N=17 (18.7)
Pure-tone audiometry*
Yes 77 (84.6) 66 (89.2) 11 (64.7)
No 14 (15.4) 8 (10.8) 6 (35.3)
Speech audiometry
Yes 76 (83.5) 64 (86.5) 12 (70.6)
No 15 (16.5) 10 (13.5) 5 (29.4)
Tympanometry
Yes 74 (81.3) 62 (83.8) 12 (70.6)
No 17 (18.7) 12 (16.2) 5 (29.4)
Tinnitogram
Yes 74 (81.3) 62 (83.8) 12 (70.6)
No 17 (18.7) 12 (16.2) 5 (29.4)
Sound field
Yes 62 (68.1) 52 (70.3) 10 (58.8)
No 29 (31.9) 22 (29.7) 7 (41.2)
Play audiometry
Yes 22 (24.2) 19 (25.7) 3 (17.6)
No 69 (75.8) 55 (74.3) 14 (82.4)
ABR
Yes 68 (74.7) 58 (78.4) 10 (58.8)
No 23 (25.3) 16 (21.6) 7 (41.2)
ASSR
Yes 53 (58.2) 45 (60.8) 8 (47.1)
No 38 (41.8) 29 (39.2) 9 (52.9)
AABR
Yes 20 (22.0) 15 (20.3) 5 (29.4)
No 71 (78.0) 59 (79.7) 12 (70.6)
ECoG
Yes 58 (63.7) 50 (67.6) 8 (47.1)
No 33 (36.3) 24 (32.4) 9 (52.9)
Vestibular-evoked myogenic potential*
Yes 57 (62.6) 52 (70.3) 5 (29.4)
No 34 (37.4) 22 (29.7) 12 (70.6)
Optoacoustic emission
Yes 64 (70.3) 53 (71.6) 11 (64.7)
No 27 (29.4) 21 (28.4) 6 (35.3)
Automated optoacoustic emission
Yes 22 (24.2) 17 (23.0) 5 (29.4)
No 69 (75.8) 57 (77.0) 12 (70.6)
Dynamic posturography
Yes 27 (29.7) 22 (29.7) 5 (29.4)
No 64 (70.3) 52 (70.3) 12 (70.6)
Head impulse
Yes 41 (45.1) 36 (48.6) 5 (29.4)
No 50 (54.9) 38 (51.4) 12 (70.6)
Positional & Dix-Hallpike/positioning
Yes 51 (56.0) 45 (60.8) 6 (35.3)
No 40 (44.0) 29 (39.2) 11 (64.7)
Caloric
Yes 51 (56.0) 44 (59.5) 7 (41.2)
No 40 (44.0) 30 (40.5) 10 (58.8)
SHA
Yes 26 (28.6) 23 (31.1) 3 (17.6)
No 65 (71.4) 51 (68.9) 14 (82.4)
Velocity step
Yes 33 (36.6) 28 (37.8) 5 (29.4)
No 58 (63.7) 46 (62.2) 12 (70.6)
Oculomotor
Yes 45 (49.5) 38 (51.4) 7 (41.2)
No 46 (50.5) 36 (48.6) 10 (58.8)
Olfactory function
Yes 42 (46.2) 37 (50.0) 5 (29.4)
No 49 (53.8) 37 (50.0) 12 (70.6)
Taste function
Yes 23 (25.3) 20 (27.0) 3 (17.6)
No 68 (74.7) 54 (73.0) 14 (82.4)
Skin prick
Yes 19 (20.9) 18 (24.3) 1 (5.9)
No 72 (79.1) 56 (75.7) 16 (94.1)
Acoustic rhinometry
Yes 40 (44.0) 36 (48.6) 4 (23.5)
No 51 (56.0) 38 (51.4) 13 (76.5)
Polysomnography*
Yes 30 (33.0) 29 (39.2) 1 (5.9)
No 61 (67.0) 45 (60.8) 16 (94.1)
Phonatory aerodynamic system
Yes 16 (17.6) 11 (14.9) 5 (29.4)
No 75 (82.4) 63 (85.1) 12 (70.6)
Acoustic evaluation
Yes 17 (18.7) 13 (17.6) 4 (23.5)
No 74 (81.3) 61 (82.4) 13 (76.5)
Cochlear mapping
Yes 23 (25.3) 16 (21.6) 7 (41.2)
No 68 (74.7) 58 (78.4) 10 (58.8)

Data are expressed as number (%) and are derived from the chi-square test.

Abbreviations: ABR, auditory brainstem response; AABR, automated ABR; ASSR, auditory steady-state response; ECoG, electrocochleography; SHA, slow harmonic acceleration test.

*P<0.05.

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