A Brief Summary of Estimates for the Size of the Deaf Population in the USA Based on Available Federal Data and Published Research: About 2 to 4 of every 1,000 people in the United States are "functionally deaf," though more than half became deaf relatively late in life; fewer than 1 out of every 1,000 people in the United States became deaf before 18 years of age.
deaf," though more than half became deaf relatively late in life; fewer than 1 out of every 1,000 people in the United States became deaf before 18 years of age. • However, if people with a severe hearing impairment are included with those who are deaf, then the number is 4 to 10 times higher. That is.
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Further cross-cultural research involving deaf populations would be highly beneficial for clinicians to better understand how to best treat patients. References. Black, P.A. and Glickman, N.S. (2006). Demographics, psychiatric diagnoses, and other characteristics of North American deaf and hard-of-hearing inpatients.