How many people are at risk for inner ear decompression sickness?

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Anyone who scuba dives is at risk for inner ear decompression sickness. In the United States alone there are just under nine million certified scuba divers. Inner ear decompression sickness usually occurs during dives to 100 feet or greater depth, although it can happen during shallower dives.

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