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Summary of data collected by the Directors of Speech and Hearing programs in State Health and Welfare Agencies (DSHPSHWA) for years 1999 – 2004

Identifying Infants with Hearing Loss — United States, 1999–2007 (2010)

Newborn Hearing Screening and Follow-up: Are Children Receiving Recommended Services (2010)

Measures of Follow-Up in EHDI Programs: A Need for Standardization (2008)

Determining the Effect of Newborn Hearing Screening Legislation: An Analysis of State Hearing Screening Rates (2007)

Infants Tested for Hearing Loss --- United States, 1999—2001 (2003)


Hearing Screening Rates, 2007 – 2010

Summary of Loss to Follow-up (LFU) / Loss to Documentation (LTD), 2007 – 2010

Please Note*:

  • Data for years 1999 – 2004 and 2005 and later were collected using different surveys and methods. As a result the data for years 1999 – 2004 is not directly comparable to the data for year 2005 and later.
  • Information collected by CDC EHDI reflects data that states and territories have actually documented without any estimation. As a result, data reported by CDC EHDI may differ from other national sources.

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