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Percentage of males and females with smell impairment, by age.
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Number of people per 1,000 adults reporting various problems with sense of taste, by gender and age.
Number of people per 1,000 adults reporting various problems with sense of smell, by gender and age.
Ability to taste phenylthiocarbamide (PTC) or 6-n-propylthiouracil (PROP) across more than 370 population samples worldwide.
The strength of several risk factors for olfactory impairment in a population-based study of sensory loss and aging in older adults in Beaver Dam, WI.
Last updated: 2010 June 07
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