2017 Summary of Hearing Screening Among Total Occurent Births

July 2019

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Data Source: 2017 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

No Documented Screening: LFU/LTD
State / Territory
(n = 57)
Total Occurrent Births Total Screened Percent Screened* Percent Screened   (Based on # of Vital Records Births)† No Documented Screening: LFU/LTD
Births Reported to EHDI program Births According to Vital Records Parents/ Family Contacted but Unresponsive Unable to Contact  Unknown Overall Number LFU/LTD: Due to Contacted but Unresponsive + Unable to Contact + Unknown Overall Percent LFU/LTD: Due to Contacted but Unresponsive + Unable to Contact + Unknown Percent LFU/LTD**: Due to Unable to Contact and Unknown Percent Unresponsive††: Due to Parents/ Family Contacted but Unresponsive
Alabama^ 59,335 58,936 53,998 91.0 91.6 6 6 5,013 5,025 8.5 8.5 0.0
Alaska^ 10,372 10,358 9,958 96.0 96.1 8 2 8 18 0.2 0.1 0.1
American Samoa^ 1,000 1,000 987 98.7 98.7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Arizona^ 82,955 82,955 82,094 99.0 99.0 106 205 9 320 0.4 0.3 0.1
Arkansas^ 35,968 36,219 35,588 98.9 98.3 25 23 44 92 0.3 0.2 0.1
California^ 464,330 464,330 462,417 99.6 99.6 0 13 0 13 0.0 0.0 0.0
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands^ 1,209 1,209 1,195 98.8 98.8 0 0 1 1 0.1 0.1 0.0
Connecticut 36,722 36,718 36,467 99.3 99.3 0 0 76 76 0.2 0.2 0.0
Delaware^ 11,265 11,265 10,967 97.4 97.4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
District of Columbia 13,875 14,602 13,491 97.2 92.4 0 0 363 363 2.6 2.6 0.0
Florida^ 223,579 223,579 214,109 95.8 95.8 63 279 5,251 5,593 2.5 2.5 0.0
Georgia^ 129,173 130,177 128,168 99.2 98.5 22 14 129 165 0.1 0.1 0.0
Guam^ 2,898 3,293 2,895 99.9 87.9 0 0 2 2 0.1 0.1 0.0
Hawaii^ 17,362 17,524 17,205 99.1 98.2 0 2 5 7 0.0 0.0 0.0
Idaho^ 22,356 21,826 21,929 98.1 100.5 0 98 19 117 0.5 0.5 0.0
Illinois 144,976 145,699 143,911 99.3 98.8 2 1 0 3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Indiana^ 80,316 80,316 76,876 95.7 95.7 18 0 828 846 1.1 1.0 0.0
Iowa^ 38,284 38,284 37,794 98.7 98.7 2 1 0 3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Kansas^ 38,015 38,015 37,603 98.9 98.9 9 1 0 10 0.0 0.0 0.0
Kentucky^ 52,557 52,557 51,645 98.3 98.3 0 0 147 147 0.3 0.3 0.0
Louisiana 60,718 60,719 59,867 98.6 98.6 0 0 402 402 0.7 0.7 0.0
Maine^ 12,075 12,075 11,789 97.6 97.6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Marshall Islands^ 994 994 884 88.9 88.9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Maryland^ 68,177 68,155 67,586 99.1 99.2 12 3 0 15 0.0 0.0 0.0
Massachusetts 71,439 71,439 70,879 99.2 99.2 0 0 13 13 0.0 0.0 0.0
Michigan^ 109,456 111,507 108,617 99.2 97.4 0 0 3 3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Micronesia 1,606 1,944 1,429 89.0 73.5 0 91 23 114 7.1 7.1 0.0
Minnesota^ 67,773 67,544 66,792 98.6 98.9 10 1 72 83 0.1 0.1 0.0
Mississippi 37,370 37,370 36,872 98.7 98.7 0 7 178 185 0.5 0.5 0.0
Missouri 73,839 73,868 72,452 98.1 98.1 459 12 0 471 0.6 0.0 0.6
Montana^ 11,756 11,756 11,524 98.0 98.0 11 1 35 47 0.4 0.3 0.1
Nebraska^ 26,266 26,266 26,116 99.4 99.4 5 1 0 6 0.0 0.0 0.0
Nevada 35,483 35,483 34,743 97.9 97.9 7 0 81 88 0.2 0.2 0.2
New Hampshire^ 11,941 12,022 11,732 98.2 97.6 0 0 106 106 0.9 0.9 0.9
New Jersey^ 98,950 99,345 98,312 99.4 99.0 15 0 13 28 0.0 0.0 0.0
New Mexico^ 22,313 22,347 21,679 97.2 97.0 10 0 261 271 1.2 1.2 1.2
New York 230,271 230,271 224,630 97.6 97.6 0 0 1,208 1,208 0.5 0.5 0.5
North Carolina^ 122,155 122,114 121,240 99.3 99.3 3 58 44 105 0.1 0.1 0.0
North Dakota^ 12,388 12,395 12,317 99.4 99.4 4 4 0 8 0.1 0.0 0.0
Ohio∞ 137,559 137,515 134,423 97.7 97.8 0 0 21 21 0.0 0.0 0.0
Oklahoma^ 48,494 50,214 48,177 99.3 95.9 9 0 37 46 0.1 0.1 0.1
Oregon^ 44,031 44,160 43,424 98.6 98.3 9 12 45 66 0.1 0.1 0.1
Palau 222 222 219 98.6 98.6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Pennsylvania^ 136,950 136,950 131,855 96.3 96.3 272 85 1,717 2,074 1.5 1.3 1.3
Puerto Rico^ 24,388 24,388 23,784 97.5 97.5 0 0 604 604 2.5 2.5 2.5
Rhode Island^ 11,199 11,199 11,102 99.1 99.1 4 3 0 7 0.1 0.0 0.0
South Carolina 53,583 53,583 52,333 97.7 97.7 0 0 28 28 0.1 0.1 0.1
South Dakota 12,813 12,812 12,482 97.4 97.4 0 0 119 119 0.9 0.9 0.9
Tennessee^ 86,752 86,752 85,668 98.8 98.8 0 11 180 191 0.2 0.2 0.2
Texas^ 379,414 390,044 373,701 98.5 95.8 0 3 1,225 1,228 0.3 0.3 0.3
Utah^ 49,665 49,664 49,268 99.2 99.2 0 3 0 3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vermont^  5,518 5,518  5,450 98.8 98.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Virginia^ 99,444 99,444 97,672 98.2 98.2 17 2 84 103 0.1 0.1 0.1
Washington^ 86,070 87,349 85,687 99.6 98.1 31 52 0 83 0.1 0.1 0.0
West Virginia^ 19,211 19,255 18,689 97.3 97.1 0 0 426 426 2.2 2.2 2.2
Wisconsin^ 64,556 64,729 63,759 98.8 98.5 30 41 0 71 0.1 0.1 0.0
Wyoming^  6,270 6,270  6,158 98.2 98.2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Totals 3,807,656 3,826,544 3,742,608 98.3 97.8 1,169 1,035 18,820 21,024 0.6 0.5 0.03

* Percent Screened: (# Screened for Hearing Loss / # Total Occurrent Births Reported to EHDI Program) * 100

† Percent Screened based on number of Vital Record Births: (# Screened for Hearing Loss / Total Occurent Births According to Vital Records) * 100

¶ Overall Percent LFU / LTD: ((# Contacted but Unresponsive + # Unable to Contact + # Unknown) / # Total Occurrent Births Reported to EHDI Program) * 100

** Percent LFU / LTD due to unable to contact and unknown: ((# Unable to Contact + # Unknown) / # Total Occurrent Births Reported to EHDI Program) * 100

†† Percent Unresponsive: (# Contacted but Unresponsive / # Total Occurrent Births Reported to EHDI Program) * 100

^ Jurisdiction reported using revised “Parents/Family Contacted but Unresponsive” definition. Refer to page 5-6 of the 2017 CDC EHDI Hearing Screening and Follow-up Survey Explanations document for explanations of “old” and “revised” Unresponsive definitions.

Ω The number of “Births According to Vital Records” was not available. The number of “Births Reported to EHDI program” was used to populate this field.

∞ One hospital experienced screener issues during the report period. Per CDC guidance, inpatient screening results were removed and marked as missed. One outpatient screening was permitted for these children.

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