2016 Summary of Reasons for No Documented Diagnosis Among Infants Not Passing Hearing Screening

October 2019

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Data Source: 2016 CDC EHDI Hearing Screening & Follow-up Survey (HSFS) (www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/hearingloss/ehdi-data.html)

LFU / LTD: Loss to Follow-up / Loss to Documentation

2015 Summary of Reasons for No Documented Diagnosis Among Infants Not Passing Hearing Screening
State / Territory
(n = 56)
Total Not Pass No Documented Diagnosis
In Process PCP did not refer Infant Died Non-Resident Medical reason Parents / Family Declined Moved Infant Adopted Parents / Family Contacted but Unresponsive Unable to Contact Unknown Other Overall Number  LFU/LTD: Due to Contacted but Unresponsive + Unable to Contact + Unknown Overall Percent LFU/LTD1: Due to Contacted but Unresponsive + Unable to Contact + Unknown Percent LFU/LTD2: Due to Unable to Contact and Unknown Percent Unresponsive3: Due to Parents / Family Contacted but Unresponsive
Alabama 2,385 3 1 16 14 0 8 0 4 0 9 341 1,495 350 14.7 14.7 0.0
Alaska* 135 4 0 3 0 0 6 3 1 23 1 14 0 38 28.1 11.1 17.0
American Samoa* 88 17 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 19 27 0 0 46 52.3 30.7 21.6
Arizona* 865 0 0 6 2 5 28 42 0 72 40 200 0 312 36.1 27.7 8.3
Arkansas* 429 1 0 4 37 2 52 2 0 140 83 26 0 249 58.0 25.4 32.6
California 2,872 32 0 28 0 27 363 187 0 0 104 71 0 175 6.1 6.1 0.0
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands* 33 0 0 0 20 0 5 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 12.1 12.1 0.0
Connecticut 480 0 0 1 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 65 0 65 13.5 13.5 0.0
Delaware* 162 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 119 0 0 0 119 73.5 0.0 73.5
District of Columbia 601 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 525 0 537 89.4 89.4 0.0
Florida* 9,341 26 24 25 13 26 101 52 0 233 295 149 62 677 7.2 4.8 2.5
Georgia* 1,541 18 0 18 28 8 21 19 0 231 98 217 58 546 35.4 20.4 15.0
Guam* 77 0 0 0 0 0 5 22 0 30 1 0 7 31 40.3 1.3 39.0
Hawaii* 165 5 1 0 0 0 7 7 0 10 6 3 0 19 11.5 5.5 6.1
Idaho* 476 0 3 0 16 2 3 0 1 77 60 15 0 152 31.9 15.8 16.2
Illinois 1,648 0 8 30 0 14 21 32 3 160 118 284 0 562 34.1 24.4 9.7
Indiana* 2,869 19 0 16 24 20 151 0 73 226 81 85 3 392 13.7 5.8 7.9
Iowa* 498 3 4 2 40 5 59 11 2 66 5 0 0 71 14.3 1.0 13.3
Kansas* 797 5 0 5 0 2 16 26 3 44 13 5 0 62 7.8 2.3 5.5
Kentucky* 1,428 5 0 5 6 0 42 11 0 209 9 0 0 218 15.3 0.6 14.6
Louisiana 2,963 105 0 20 0 0 0 10 0 239 52 248 128 539 18.2 10.1 8.1
Maine* 151 0 0 0 2 1 7 1 1 18 1 0 4 19 12.6 0.7 11.9
Marshall Islands* 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 1 0 1 3.3 3.3 0.0
Maryland* 1,015 4 3 6 0 4 28 59 0 66 28 0 1 94 9.3 2.8 6.5
Massachusetts 1,327 46 3 4 28 5 21 6 1 12 15 18 0 45 3.4 2.5 0.9
Michigan* 1,248 0 6 15 5 3 30 18 6 230 362 0 6 592 47.4 29.0 18.4
Micronesia 88 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 87 0 87 98.9 98.9 0.0
Mississippi 627 167 0 38 1 7 1 0 0 45 0 0 0 45 7.2 0.0 7.2
Missouri 1,151 0 0 12 30 0 32 9 0 318 26 0 0 344 29.9 2.3 27.6
Montana* 301 0 0 3 11 2 14 0 0 129 44 33 0 206 68.4 25.6 42.9
Nebraska* 199 1 0 6 0 0 8 11 0 22 1 0 0 23 11.6 0.5 11.1
Nevada 495 22 0 4 0 0 12 5 1 38 92 52 0 182 36.8 29.1 7.7
New Hampshire* 399 13 0 0 1 0 9 6 0 21 0 56 0 77 19.3 14.0 5.3
New Jersey* 717 0 1 5 30 1 7 12 0 190 46 37 0 273 38.1 11.6 26.5
New Mexico* 372 0 0 8 7 0 32 5 0 55 0 39 0 94 25.3 10.5 14.8
New York 2,629 232 0 11 39 0 121 0 7 8 3 1,221 0 1,232 46.9 46.6 0.3
North Carolina* 912 25 0 22 48 10 25 20 0 50 164 100 9 314 34.4 28.9 5.5
North Dakota* 314 2 0 2 73 0 7 6 0 98 30 21 0 149 47.5 16.2 31.2
Ohio 3,857 41 4 16 2 4 122 63 0 723 76 102 0 901 23.4 4.6 18.7
Oklahoma* 732 226 0 11 2 1 2 8 0 20 0 360 0 380 51.9 49.2 2.7
Oregon* 1,289 2 1 4 6 2 28 26 0 53 32 25 0 110 8.5 4.4 4.1
Palau* 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a
Pennsylvania* 1,166 0 0 8 20 3 49 0 0 228 52 124 0 404 34.6 15.1 19.6
Puerto Rico* 758 0 7 0 0 4 5 12 0 64 175 55 2 294 38.8 30.3 8.4
Rhode Island* 306 30 0 1 0 0 2 14 0 49 19 0 16 68 22.2 6.2 16.0
South Carolina 950 73 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 55 34 314 25 403 42.4 36.6 5.8
South Dakota 254 0 1 1 17 0 8 1 0 4 29 141 0 174 68.5 66.9 1.6
Tennessee* 4,316 65 0 2 160 0 3 2 0 0 144 489 0 633 14.7 14.7 0.0
Texas 5,479 387 0 19 0 249 13 162 0 0 110 2,754 0 2,864 52.3 52.3 0.0
Utah* 449 0 0 3 0 0 20 6 0 56 9 0 0 65 14.5 2.0 12.5
Vermont* 21 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Virginia 1,383 0 0 8 45 4 27 6 1 28 18 342 0 388 28.1 26.0 2.0
Washington* 1,061 17 0 13 6 5 68 21 0 172 139 0 2 311 29.3 13.1 16.2
West Virginia*± 624 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 520 0 520 83.3 83.3 0.0
Wisconsin* 639 0 0 1 6 2 70 8 2 56 8 0 38 64 10.0 1.3 8.8
Wyoming* 45 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 4.4 0.0 4.4
Totals 65,157 1,607 67 403 753 418 1,666 923 106 4,708 2,675 9,139 1,856 16,522 25.4 18.1 7.2

Notes

*Jurisdiction reported using revised “Parents/Family Contacted but Unresponsive” definition.

±Data reported may be incomplete.

Formulas

Percent LFU / LTD1: (# Unable to Contact + # Contacted but Unresponsive + # Unknown) / # Total Not Pass * 100

Percent LFU / LTD2: (# Unable to Contact + # Unknown) / # Total Not Pass * 100

Percent Unresponsive3: # Contacted but Unresponsive / # Total Not Pass * 100

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