This study evaluated adolescents' music-listening risk and protective behaviors in discotheques. While frequently standing close to the loudspeakers, taking few breaks, and hardly using hearing-protection devices, many are at risk of developing permanent hearing loss. Assessing visiting mode may be a first and quick screener to identify adolescents at risk.

Adolescents, Discotheques, Hearing protection, Music-Induced Hearing Loss,
Journal of Adolescent Health
Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam

Vogel, I, Brug, J, van der Ploeg, C.P.B, & Raat, H. (2010). Young People: Taking Few Precautions Against Hearing Loss in Discotheques. Journal of Adolescent Health, 46(5), 499–502. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2009.10.013