Almost Always Half the Time Occasionally Never I have a problem hearing over the phone. I have trouble following the conversation when two or more people are talking at the same time. People complain that I turn the TV volume too high. I have to strain to understand conversations. I have trouble hearing conversations in a noisy background such as a party. I miss hearing some common sounds like the phone or doorbell ring. I get confused about where sounds come from. I misunderstand some words in a sentence and need to ask people to repeat them. I especially have trouble understanding the speech of women and children. I have worked in noisy environments. Many people mumble when they talk. People get annoyed because I misunderstand what is being said. I misunderstand what others are saying and make inappropriate responses. I avoid social activities because I cannot hear well and fear that I'll reply improperly. To be answered by a family member: Do you think this person has a hearing loss? Do you have a blood relative with hearing loss? Yes No Your Score What does this mean? Score Analysis 0-5 Your hearing is good 6-9 Suggest a hearing evaluation 10 and above Strongly recommend a hearing evaluation If you scored above 6, we suggest that you receive a hearing evaluation. If you'd like to receive more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact us.