Dhriti Mandalia
Currently 10 million people in the UK are affected by hearing loss, a number rising with an ageing population; the charity Action on Hearing Loss estimates that by 2031 there will be more than 14.5 million people in the UK affected by some form of hearing impairment.

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Tags: ELSA, deaf, English Longitudinal Study of Ageing, hearing impairment, measuring hearing, old age, older age