Initiative Description: “Dangerous Decibels,” a school-based hearing loss prevention program. Approximately half of the students in each grade received a 35-min interactive classroom presentation on hearing and hearing loss prevention. The remaining students served as comparison groups.
Study Results: Increased hearing- loss prevention knowledge.
Reference: Griest, S. E., Folmer, R. L., & Martin, W. H. (2007). Effectiveness of “Dangerous Decibels,” a school-based hearing loss prevention program. American Journal of Audiology, 16(2), S165. https://doi.org/10.1044/1059-0889(2007/021)
Level of Evidence: Good