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Otology Outcome Tool: APHAB

Otology Outcome Tool: APHAB

Abbreviated Profile of Hearing Aid Benefit (APHAB)


Self-reported tool that measures the amount of trouble they are having with communication or noises in various everyday situations

Targeted Age


Items (Domains)

24 (4)

Estimated Completion Time

5 – 10 minutes

Reliability/Validity Assessment



1) Cox RM, Alexander GC. The abbreviated profile of hearing aid benefit. Ear Hear. 1995;16:176-86.

2) Cox, RM. “Administration and application of the APHAB”. Hearing Journal 1997;50:32-48.

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