ERIC Number: EJ311786
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Comparisons of Speech Recognition in Noise by Mildly-to-Moderately Hearing-Impaired Children Using Hearing Aids and FM Systems.
Hawkins, David B.
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, v49 n4 p409-18 Nov 1984
The average FM advantage over a personal hearing aid was equivalent to a 15dB improvement signal-to-noise-ratio (S/N). The benefit offered by the FM system decreased as the environmental signal-to-noise-ratio increased but remained significant even at +15dB. Significant improvement was also found with directional as compared to omnidirectional microphones. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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