Perceived Hearing Loss and Availability of Audiologists in Appalachia

Charles B. Pudrith, Ellyn Grider & Blythe Kitner, Northern Illinois University
Introduction: There is a high demand for audiologists throughout the United States. Previous research has supported an additional demand for these providers within Appalachia. Purpose: The purpose of the study was to determine if Appalachia has a disproportionally high demand for audiologists compared to the rest of the United States. Methods: A cross-sectional retrospective study was performed with population data from the Appalachian Regional Commission, the American Academy of Audiology, and the United States Census...

Registration Year

  • 2021

Resource Types

  • Journal Article


  • Northern Illinois University