Date of Award
M.Sc. in Audiology
Department of Speech and Hearing
"Dr. B. Rajashekhar Ms. Bhargavi P G"
Objectives: To develop and validate the KAP questionnaire for drummers towards noise-induced hearing loss and to administer the developed KAP questionnaire to drummers. Settings and Design: Cross-sectional study was carried out using a developed and validated KAP questionnaire. It was administered to 145 drummers in Wayanad, Kerala. Methods and Material: The current study consists of two phases: phase I includes the development, validation, and translation of the questionnaire. Phase II includes telephonic interviews with drummers. Statistical analysis used: Descriptive statistics were used to compile the results. Cronbach’s alpha was used to measure internal consistency. Results: The responses obtained from drummers showed inadequate knowledge, positive attitude, and poor practice. Conclusions: The current study's findings highlight the lack of awareness among drummers about hearing conservation and the need for training programmes to educate drummers about the effects of NIHL.
Biju, Amalda, "KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE, AND PRACTICE OF DRUMMERS TOWARDS NOISE-INDUCEDHEARING LOSS IN WAYANAD, KERALA" (2022). Manipal College of Health Professions, Manipal Theses and Dissertations. 244.