2015 Summary of Detailed Hearing Screening Results

October 2019

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Data Source: 2015 CDC EHDI Hearing Screening & Follow-up Survey (HSFS) (www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/hearingloss/ehdi-data.html)

2015 Summary of Detailed Hearing Screening Results
State / Territory^ (N = 41) Total Documented as Screened Total Passed (most recent / final screen) Passed initial / No outpatient No initial / Passed outpatient Passed initial / Passed outpatient Referred initial / Passed outpatient Total Not Passed (most recent / final screen) Referred initial / No outpatient No initial / Referred outpatient Passed initial / Referred outpatient Referred initial / Referred outpatient Referred initial / straight to diagnostic evaluation
Alabama 56,512 53,693 50,060 28 653 2,952 2,819 657 7 1,891 245 19
Alaska 10,771 10,629 10,262 41 0 326 142 64 0 0 27 51
American Samoa 1,047 1,001 940 18 0 43 45 3 2 0 5 35
Arizona 85,461 84,610 81,407 381 68 2,754 851 290 53 0 314 194
Arkansas 37,023 36,537 32,989 56 2,346 1,146 486 393 0 0 75 18
California 481,725 478,837 467,171 0 0 11,666 2,888 547 74 0 0 2,267
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands 1,098 1,083 1,029 10 0 44 15 11 0 0 4 0
District of Columbia 11,469 11,104 10,673 265 4 162 365 331 11 0 23 0
Guam 2,950 2,912 2,761 3 21 127 38 17 0 0 21 0
Hawaii 18,235 17,990 17,267 167 11 545 245 14 2 3 128 98
Idaho 22,013 21,505 21,269 38 112 86 508 131 12 7 25 333
Illinois 151,242 149,549 145,479 326 425 3,319 1,693 640 82 51 318 602
Iowa 39,065 38,481 36,818 183 0 1,480 584 171 11 0 180 222
Kentucky 53,274 51,726 51,177 0 346 203 1,548 219 0 54 88 1,187
Louisiana 63,860 62,862 59,795 255 522 2,290 1,038 768 8 47 215 0
Marshall Islands 979 891 830 3 0 58 88 17 7 0 62 2
Maryland 69,717 68,655 67,174 388 1 1,092 1,062 718 12 0 128 204
Micronesia 1,406 1,248 856 322 0 70 158 121 9 26 2
Mississippi 36,860 36,339 35,212 709 18 400 521 0 0 0 207 314
Missouri 74,650 73,509 71,951 5 0 1,553 1,141 1,034 0 0 107 0
Montana 12,248 11,923 10,834 317 16 756 325 182 28 4 80 31
Nebraska 26,969 26,808 25,945 81 44 738 161 28 3 0 67 63
Nevada 34,709 34,233 33,844 3 0 386 476 3 5 1 316 151
New Jersey 100,052 99,294 97,517 205 15 1,557 758 276 20 0 169 293
New York 230,455 227,802 202,434 20,699 0 4,669 2,653 64 304 9 2,225 51
North Carolina 121,759 120,920 118,625 22 5 2,268 839 332 2 3 362 140
North Dakota 12,661 12,353 11,290 36 0 1,027 308 201 2 0 100 5
Ohio 136,938 133,234 119,205 45 13,440 544 3,704 272 6 218 3,208 0
Oklahoma 51,306 50,337 46,998 386 764 2,189 969 657 12 137 163 0
Palau 240 240 240 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Pennsylvania 134,986 130,929 129,639 0 0 1,290 1,289 471 0 10 584 224
Rhode Island 9,350 9,149 8,847 125 5 172 201 39 14 0 42 106
South Carolina 53,385 52,688 51,823 30 189 646 697 257 13 31 146 250
South Dakota 12,774 12,535 11,936 109 0 490 239 155 5 0 47 32
Texas 397,465 391,768 385,058 672 66 5,972 5,697 4,325 41 0 1,279 52
Utah 51,279 50,786 49,008 107 72 1,599 493 89 110 3 231 60
Vermont 5,690 5,661 5,277 172 0 212 31 5 2 0 24 0
Virginia 100,248 98,981 94,907 263 878 2,933 1,267 476 5 80 111 595
Washington 85,392 84,430 79,383 1,657 0 3,390 962 330 111 0 339 182
West Virginia* 17,878 17,237 17,055 70 0 112 331 315 6 0 10 0
Wyoming 7,021 6,974 6,740 0 0 234 47 5 0 1 26 15
TOTAL 2,822,162 2,781,443 2,671,725 28,197 20,021 61,500 37,683 14,629 979 2,576 11,703 7,796

Notes

^ Data was reported by jurisdictions, only if applicable. Jurisdictions that conducted and report two-stage screening results (inpatient & outpatient screen) completed these fields.

‡ “No initial” includes infants who did not receive an initial screening, missed an initial screening or refused an initial screening. “No outpatient” includes infants who did not receive an outpatient screening, missed an outpatient screening or refused an outpatient screening.

*Data reported may be incomplete.

Definitions of data fields (Source: CDC EHDI 2015 HSFS Explanations Document):

  • Passed initial / No outpatient: Infants who passed the initial screening and, did not receive an outpatient screening, missed an outpatient screening or refused an outpatient screening.
  • No initial / Passed outpatient: Infants who did not receive an initial screening, missed an initial screening, or refused an initial screening, and passed the outpatient screening.
  • Passed initial / Passed outpatient: Infants who passed the initial screening and passed the outpatient screening.
  • Referred initial / Passed outpatient: Infants who did not pass the initial screening and passed the outpatient screening.
  • Referred initial / No outpatient: Infants who did not pass the initial screening and did not receive an outpatient screening, missed an outpatient screening or refused an outpatient screening.
  • No initial / Referred outpatient: Infants who did not receive an initial screening, missed an initial screening, or refused an initial screening, and did not pass the outpatient screening.
  • Passed initial / Referred outpatient: Infants who passed the initial screening and did not pass the outpatient screening.
  • Referred initial / Referred outpatient: Infants who did not pass the initial screening and did not pass the outpatient screening.
  • Referred initial / straight to diagnostic evaluation: Infants who did not pass the initial screening and was referred directly for diagnostic evaluation.

Summary of Detailed Hearing Screening Results Among Infants with Documented Screening

(CDC EHDI HSFS 2015, N=41*)

Among the 41 jurisdictions who reported two-stage screening results, 98.6% of infants passed screening and 1.3% of infants did not pass screening. Of those that passed, 96.1% passed the initial screening with no additional outpatient screening. Of those that did not pass, 38.3% did not pass the initial screening and did not receive an outpatient screening, 31.1% did not pass the initial screening and the outpatient screening, and 20.7% did not pass the initial screening and were referred directly for diagnostic evaluation.

 

*Data was reported by jurisdictions, only if applicable. Jurisdictions that conducted and report two-stage screening results (inpatient & outpatient screen) completed these fields.

Definitions of data fields (Source: CDC EHDI 2015 HSFS Explanations Document):

  • Passed initial / No outpatient: Infants who passed the initial screening and, did not receive an outpatient screening, missed an outpatient screening or refused an outpatient screening.
  • No initial / Passed outpatient: Infants who did not receive an initial screening, missed an initial screening, or refused an initial screening, and passed the outpatient screening.
  • Passed initial / Passed outpatient: Infants who passed the initial screening and passed the outpatient screening.
  • Referred initial / Passed outpatient: Infants who did not pass the initial screening and passed the outpatient screening.
  • Referred initial / No outpatient: Infants who did not pass the initial screening and did not receive an outpatient screening, missed an outpatient screening or refused an outpatient screening.
  • No initial / Referred outpatient: Infants who did not receive an initial screening, missed an initial screening, or refused an initial screening, and did not pass the outpatient screening.
  • Passed initial / Referred outpatient: Infants who passed the initial screening and did not pass the outpatient screening.
  • Referred initial / Referred outpatient: Infants who did not pass the initial screening and did not pass the outpatient screening.
  • Referred initial / straight to diagnostic evaluation: Infants who did not pass the initial screening and was referred directly for diagnostic evaluation.
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