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Table 3 Classification of the Loudness Discomfort Level in the study group and control group

From: Auditory brainstem function in women with vestibular migraine: a controlled study

  CG SG   Total
n (%) n (%) p n (%)
LDL RE
 Negative levela 18 (81) 10 (47) 0.019 28 (65)
 Mild levelb 4 (18) 11 (52)   15 (34)
LDL LE
 Negative levela 18 (81) 9 (45) 0.039 27 (64)
 Mild levelb 4 (18) 10 (50)   14 (33)
 Moderate levelc 0 (0) 1 (5)   1 (2)
 Total 22 (100) 21 (100)   43 (100)
  1. aDiscomfort level at 95 dBHL or more; bdiscomfort level between 80 and 90 dBHL in two or more frequencies; cdiscomfort level between 65 and 75 dBHL in two or more frequencies
  2. LDL Loudness Discomfort Level, CG Control group, SG Study group, RE Right ear, LE Left ear