2015 Summary of Infants Not Passing Hearing Screening Diagnosed Before 3 Months of Age

October 2019

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Data Source: 2015 CDC EHDI Hearing Screening & Follow-up Survey (HSFS)

2015 Summary of Infants Not Passing Hearing Screening Diagnosed Before 3 Months of Age
State / Territory (n = 55) Total Screened Total Not Pass No Hearing Loss No Hearing Loss Diagnosed Before 3 Months of Age Hearing Loss Hearing Loss Diagnosed Before 3 Months of Age Prevalence per 1,000 Screened Total Diagnosed (Includes cases of normal hearing and hearing loss) Total Diagnosed Before 3 Months of Age (Includes cases of normal hearing and hearing loss) Percent Diagnosed Before 3 Months of Age among the Diagnosed (Includes cases of normal hearing and hearing loss) Percent Diagnosed Before 3 Months of Age among those Not Passing the Screen (Includes cases of normal hearing and hearing loss)
Alabama 56,512 2,819 6 4 69 31 1.2 75 35 46.7 1.2
Alaska 10,771 142 70 47 19 12 1.8 89 59 66.3 41.5
American Samoa 1,047 45 19 2 3 1 2.9 22 3 13.6 6.7
Arizona 85,461 851 244 152 190 131 2.2 434 283 65.2 33.3
Arkansas 37,023 486 31 14 38 9 1.0 69 23 33.3 4.7
California 481,725 2,888 1,100 495 1,106 736 2.3 2,206 1,231 55.8 42.6
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands 1,098 15 1 0 3 3 2.7 4 3 75.0 20.0
Connecticut 36,931 578 369 298 103 63 2.8 472 361 76.5 62.5
Delaware 11,430 108 24 6 25 11 2.2 49 17 34.7 15.7
District of Columbia 11,469 365 7 3 12 5 1.0 19 8 42.1 2.2
Georgia 128,422 1,375 694 540 221 144 1.7 915 684 74.8 49.7
Guam 2,950 38 8 3 3 1 1.0 11 4 36.4 10.5
Hawaii 18,235 245 131 83 74 47 4.1 205 130 63.4 53.1
Idaho 22,013 508 296 263 63 50 2.9 359 313 87.2 61.6
Illinois 151,242 1,693 535 402 279 178 1.8 814 580 71.3 34.3
Indiana 83,144 3,402 2,648 1,906 113 63 1.4 2,761 1,969 71.3 57.9
Iowa 39,065 584 304 209 68 35 1.7 372 244 65.6 41.8
Kansas 39,831 771 603 502 57 39 1.4 660 541 82.0 70.2
Kentucky 53,274 1,548 1,144 982 90 45 1.7 1,234 1,027 83.2 66.3
Louisiana 63,860 3,277 2,311 1,994 84 35 1.3 2,395 2,029 84.7 61.9
Maine 12,093 180 104 79 31 10 2.6 135 89 65.9 49.4
Marshall Islands 979 88 21 4 5 0 5.1 26 4 15.4 4.5
Maryland 69,717 1,062 620 401 105 58 1.5 725 459 63.3 43.2
Massachusetts 71,357 1,254 945 833 182 127 2.6 1,127 960 85.2 76.6
Michigan 110,717 1,267 442 240 164 82 1.5 606 322 53.1 25.4
Micronesia 1,406 158 3 1 0 0 0.0 3 1 33.3 0.6
Mississippi 36,860 521 339 283 58 34 1.6 397 317 79.8 60.8
Missouri 74,650 1,141 579 532 121 79 1.6 700 611 87.3 53.5
Montana 12,248 325 33 26 23 10 1.9 56 36 64.3 11.1
Nebraska 26,969 161 61 36 59 37 2.2 120 73 60.8 45.3
Nevada 34,709 476 181 110 52 20 1.5 233 130 55.8 27.3
New Hampshire 12,077 412 293 190 30 18 2.5 323 208 64.4 50.5
New Jersey 100,052 758 282 209 115 61 1.1 397 270 68.0 35.6
New Mexico 23,216 422 153 99 59 35 2.5 212 134 63.2 31.8
New York 230,455 2,653 518 319 305 150 1.3 823 469 57.0 17.7
North Carolina 121,759 839 278 161 202 110 1.7 480 271 56.5 32.3
North Dakota 12,661 308 69 42 15 7 1.2 84 49 58.3 15.9
Ohio 136,938 3,704 2,233 1,959 202 127 1.5 2,435 2,086 85.7 56.3
Oklahoma 51,306 959 8 0 89 50 1.7 97 50 51.5 5.2
Oregon 44,881 1,385 995 721 122 79 2.7 1,117 800 71.6 57.8
Palau 240 3 0 0 1 1 4.2 1 1 100.0 33.3
Pennsylvania 134,986 1,187 468 339 169 102 1.3 637 441 69.2 37.2
Puerto Rico 30,666 721 326 235 19 9 0.6 345 244 0.0 0.0
Rhode Island 9,350 201 113 75 27 15 2.9 140 90 64.3 44.8
South Carolina 53,385 697 236 194 106 77 2.0 342 271 79.2 38.9
South Dakota 12,774 239 32 24 30 24 2.3 62 48 77.4 20.1
Tennessee 86,197 4,099 2,604 2,239 138 41 1.6 2,742 2,280 83.2 55.6
Texas 397,465 5,697 1,771 1,091 491 283 1.2 2,262 1,374 60.7 24.1
Utah 51,279 493 291 214 98 76 1.9 389 290 74.6 58.8
Vermont 5,690 29 17 12 9 8 1.6 26 20 76.9 69.0
Virginia 100,248 1,267 620 366 167 97 1.7 787 463 58.8 36.5
Washington 85,392 962 364 223 162 90 1.9 526 313 59.5 32.5
West Virginia* 17,878 641 34 0 14 0 0.8 48 0 0.0 0.0
Wisconsin 65,776 538 267 194 142 69 2.2 409 263 64.3 48.9
Wyoming 7,021 47 23 16 19 16 2.7 42 32 76.2 68.1
Totals 3,578,900 56,632 25,868 19,372 6,151 3,641 1.7 32,019 23,013 71.9 40.6

Notes

These data are based on the 55 jurisdictions who were able to report complete data for the diagnosed before 3 months benchmark. As a result, these totals may differ from other 2015 data summaries.

*Data reported may be incomplete.

Formulas

Prevalence: (# Hearing loss / # Total Screened) x 1,000

Percent Diagnosed Before 3 Months of Age among the Diagnosed: (# Total Diagnosed Before 3 Months of Age / # Total Diagnosed) * 100

Percent Diagnosed Before 3 Months of Age among those Not Passing the Screen: (# Total Diagnosed Before 3 Months of Age / # Total Not Pass) * 100

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