I didn’t realize how my hearing was affecting those around me.

TAKE A 5-MINUTE HEARING help quick test*

  • 1. Do you find it difficult to follow a conversation in a noisy restaurant or crowded room?
  • 2. Do you sometimes feel that people are mumbling or not speaking clearly?
  • 3. Do you experience difficulty following dialog in the theater?
  • 4. Do you sometimes find it difficult to understand a speaker at a public meeting or a religious service?
  • 5. Do you find yourself asking people to speak up or repeat themselves?
  • 6. Do you find men’s voices easier to understand than women’s?
  • 7. Do you experience difficulty understanding soft or whispered speech?
  • 8. Do you have difficulty understanding speech on the telephone?
  • 9. Does a hearing problem cause you to feel embarrassed when meeting new people?
  • 10. Do you feel handicapped by a hearing problem?
  • 11. Does a hearing problem cause you to visit friends, relatives, or neighbors less often than you would like?
  • 12. Do you experience ringing or noises in your ears?
  • 13. Do you hear better with one ear than the other?
  • 14. Have you had any significant noise exposure during work, recreation, or military service?
  • 15. Have any of your relatives (by birth) had a hearing loss?


2 points for Yes
1 point for Sometimes
0 points for No

Scores of 3 or more: suggest you may have a hearing problem.

Scores of 6 or more: strongly suggest that you contact us to schedule a hearing evaluation.

* Hearing Health Quick Test courtesy of the American Academy of Audiology