Hearing Performance Inventory The Hearing Performance Inventory (HPI) was developed to assess hearing performance in problem areas experienced in everyday listening. It consists of six sections: (1) Understanding Speech, (2) Intensity, (3) Response to Auditory Failure, (4) Social, (5) Personal, and (6) Occupational. A self-report response style is used. Sentences were written to ... Articles
Articles  |   May 01, 1979
Hearing Performance Inventory
 
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Articles   |   May 01, 1979
Hearing Performance Inventory
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1979, Vol. 44, 169-195. doi:10.1044/jshd.4402.169
History: Received January 23, 1978 , Accepted December 6, 1978
 
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1979, Vol. 44, 169-195. doi:10.1044/jshd.4402.169
History: Received January 23, 1978; Accepted December 6, 1978

The Hearing Performance Inventory (HPI) was developed to assess hearing performance in problem areas experienced in everyday listening. It consists of six sections: (1) Understanding Speech, (2) Intensity, (3) Response to Auditory Failure, (4) Social, (5) Personal, and (6) Occupational. A self-report response style is used. Sentences were written to describe a number of listening situations covering a variety of talker characteristics and communication processes. The development, current status, and clinical implications of the HPI are presented.

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