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Table 2 Correlation between subjective and objective hearing tests. Results for all cochlear implant patients (n = 38)

From: Correlation between subjective and objective hearing tests after unilateral and bilateral cochlear implantation

  U-STARR Corrected significance levela
  Spearman r p-value  
SSQ 1 (Speech in silence and noise) −0.36 0.028 0.0429
NCIQ advanced speech perception −0.47 0.003 0.0214
  SISSS Best performing situation  
  Spearman r p-valuea  
SSQ 1 (Speech in silence and noise) −0.39 0.016 0.0286
NCIQ advanced speech perception −0.48 0.002 0.0143
  SISSS Worst performing situation  
  Spearman r p-valuea  
SSQ 1 (Speech in silence and noise) −0.33 0.046 0.05
NCIQ advanced speech perception −0.39 0.016 0.0357
  Localization  
  Spearman r p-valuea  
SSQ 2 (Spatial hearing) 0.59 0.0001 0.0071
  1. r: <0.19 = very weak, r 0.20–0.39 = weak, r 0.40–0.59 = moderate, r 0.60–0.79 = strong, r > 0.80 = very strong. U-STARR = Utrecht- Sentence Test with Adaptive Randomised Roving levels, SSQ = Speech, Spatial and Qualities hearing scale. NCIQ = Nijmegen CI Questionnaire, SISSS = speech-intelligibility test with spatially separated sources (SISSS)
  2. aThe for multiple testing corrected significance level with the Benjamini-Hochberg false discovery rate method