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Figure 6. 70-year-old men without tinnitus (Figure 6a) and with continuous tinnitus (Figure 6b), with and without exposure to occupational noise. Those men with a history of noise exposure had poorer hearing than those without, but the difference was not very pronounced, especially for the tinnitus group. Those without tinnitus had considerably better hearing than those with tinnitus (see also Figure 5).

Figure 6. 70-year-old men without tinnitus (Figure 6a) and with continuous tinnitus (Figure 6b), with
and without exposure to occupational noise. Those men with a history of noise exposure had poorer
hearing than those without, but the difference was not very pronounced, especially for the tinnitus
group. Those without tinnitus had considerably better hearing than those with tinnitus (see also Figure
5).