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Hi, I tried to to the roman numeral thing for 4 frequency average and the speech recognition scores and I just cannot figure if I got a rateable outcome. If anyone will figure this out for me thank you much!! My 4 frequency average in right ear equals 43 db, my 4 frequency average for my left ear equals 49db. My speech recognition scores for my right ear is 92% in my right ear, and in my left ear it is 90%. Please help

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Good news is you will probably get a "0" percent rating. I say good because the VA will now give you hearing aids for free. In regards to your DB levels your left ear is your poorer ear and that has a roman numeral of II and the right ear is a I. If you look at table VII of the rating sch. you will see that the poorer ear is on the horizontal line and better ear is on the vertical line. To give you an idea of what you can look forward to my right ear average is 71 and the left ear is 69 and the speech recognition is 84 and 86. I am just outside of getting 10%. I'm sure the next test I take will put me over the hump. Do you have tennitis? If so you will get 10% for that and it doesn't matter if you have it in one ear or both it is still 10%.

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Forgot to add a training letter from the VA on hearing loss. Suggest you download it as it is pretty long. Well it won't attach I think I put it in a post I did sometime ago. I'll see if I can find it and let you know where to look.

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