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Table 2 Patient survey questions and responses

From: Embedding audiological screening within memory clinic care pathway for individuals at risk of cognitive decline—patient perspectives

n = 20 Yes No Unsure
Q1. Prior to attending the memory clinic, did you think that you were suffering from hearing impairment? 8 (40%) 12 (60%) 0
Q2. Prior to attending the memory clinic, had you noticed difficulties following conversations when there was background noise? e.g. other people talking, music, TV 12 (60%) 8 (40%) 0
Q3. Had you ever had a hearing test prior to your first attendance at the memory clinic? 7 (35%) 13 (65%) 0
Q4. Did you routinely wear a hearing aid prior to your first attendance at the memory clinic? 0 20 (100%) 0
Q5. Was it explained to you why a hearing test formed part of your assessment at the memory clinic? 6 (30%) 8 (40%) 6 (30%)
Q7. Do you think that there is an association between hearing problems and memory loss? 7 (35%) 9 (45%) 4 (20%)
Q8. Following your hearing test, was it recommended that you wear a hearing aid? 8 (40%) 12 (60%) 0 (0%)