Responses of Infants and Young Children to Behavior Observation Audiometry (BOA) One-hundred and ninety children, ranging from three to 59 months of age, were tested by behavior observation audiometry (BOA) in an attempt to formulate a guide for clinical interpretation of BOA thresholds. The results showed that BOA thresholds are influenced by chronological age. Children who could be tested by both ... Articles
Articles  |   May 01, 1974
Responses of Infants and Young Children to Behavior Observation Audiometry (BOA)
 
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Articles   |   May 01, 1974
Responses of Infants and Young Children to Behavior Observation Audiometry (BOA)
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1974, Vol. 39, 140-147. doi:10.1044/jshd.3902.140
History: Received December 6, 1973 , Accepted January 8, 1974
 
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1974, Vol. 39, 140-147. doi:10.1044/jshd.3902.140
History: Received December 6, 1973; Accepted January 8, 1974

One-hundred and ninety children, ranging from three to 59 months of age, were tested by behavior observation audiometry (BOA) in an attempt to formulate a guide for clinical interpretation of BOA thresholds. The results showed that BOA thresholds are influenced by chronological age. Children who could be tested by both BOA and play audiometry consistently demonstrated lower thresholds on the latter procedure.

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