The Turkish Short Version of the CSpeech, Spatial, and Qualities of Hearing Scale (SSQ) for Clinical Use: Determining Reliability and Validity for People with and without Hearing Loss on the Basis of SSQ12-A, SSQ12-B, SSQ12-C

ÇILDIR B., KILIÇ S., Ozkisi B., Tokgoz-Yilmaz S.

ENT UPDATES, vol.11, no.2, pp.127-133, 2021 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/entupdates.2021.811089
  • Journal Name: ENT UPDATES
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.127-133
  • Keywords: Speech, Spatial hearing, Hearing loss, Reliability and validity, SPEECH, ADULTS
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: This study was aimed at analyzing the validity and reliability of a Turkish shortened version of Speech, Spatial and Qualities of Hearing (SSQ) scale for adults using hearing aids and/or cochlear implants. The analysis was based on three forms of the SSQ, namely, SSQ12-A, SSQ12-B, and SSQ12-C.