2017 Summary of Detailed Hearing Screening Results

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)

2017 Summary of Detailed Hearing Screening Results
State / Territory*
(n = 42)
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 53,998 51,821 17,082 81 3,719 30,939 2,177 303 9 111 1,471 283
Alaska 9,958 9,838 9,672 20 3 143 120 4 0 0 34 82
American Samoa 987 889 866 2 11 10 98 22 5 4 59 8
Arizona 82,094 81,228 78,117 279 1 2,831 866 211 55 2 372 226
California 462,417 459,505 448,029 25 0 11,451 2,912 257 0 0 2,474 181
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands 1,195 1,152 934 5 10 203 43 37 1 0 5 0
Delaware 10,967 10,919 10,335 0 584 0 48 14 0 14 20 0
District of Columbia 13,491 12,951 12,770 49 0 132 540 515 3 0 22 0
Georgia 128,168 126,550 121,361 1,003 292 3,894 1,618 995 76 24 389 134
Guam 2,895 2,835 2,632 3 33 167 60 40 0 0 16 4
Hawaii 17,205 17,034 16,416 154 27 437 171 23 5 0 81 62
Idaho 21,929 21,324 20,974 112 134 104 605 176 23 12 18 376
Illinois 143,911 142,162 137,923 332 477 3,430 1,749 481 89 12 435 732
Iowa 37,794 37,239 35,622 147 0 1,470 555 147 9 0 184 215
Kentucky 51,645 50,182 49,266 0 285 631 1,463 1,334 0 6 123 0
Louisiana 59,867 59,206 57,031 108 429 1,638 661 384 4 7 266 0
Marshall Islands 884 862 764 7 0 91 22 9 1 0 10 2
Massachusetts 70,879 69,667 69,403 197 0 67 1,212 1,200 3 0 9 0
Micronesia 1,429 1,321 997 241 0 83 108 85 0 0 21 2
Minnesota 66,792 65,979 62,851 827 0 2,301 813 259 17 0 287 250
Mississippi 36,872 36,269 35,105 693 79 392 603 0 4 0 181 418
Missouri 72,452 71,352 70,100 1 0 1,251 1,100 334 0 17 87 662
Montana 11,524 11,287 10,453 224 34 576 237 159 8 2 49 19
Nebraska 26,116 25,922 25,074 36 15 797 194 145 3 1 45 0
Nevada 34,743 34,312 33,104 1 126 1,081 431 162 0 1 162 106
New Jersey 98,312 97,605 95,874 206 345 1,180 707 262 25 0 174 246
New York 224,630 222,412 203,877 13,611 0 4,924 2,218 1,114 282 36 718 68
North Carolina 121,240 120,404 118,067 0 0 2,337 836 311 0 0 374 151
North Dakota 12,317 12,035 11,012 45 0 978 282 171 2 0 70 39
Ohio§§§ 134,423 130,294 130,127 63 11 93 4,129 4,102 12 2 13 0
Oklahoma 48,177 47,546 44,566 219 929 1,832 631 317 13 145 156 0
Palau 219 219 196 0 0 23 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pennsylvania 131,855 130,124 126,895 678 42 2,509 1,284 472 37 1 333 441
Rhode Island 11,102 10,718 9,947 95 40 636 384 12 11 6 243 112
South Carolina 52,333 51,400 50,024 37 247 1,092 933 460 9 18 129 317
South Dakota 12,482 12,212 11,776 100 0 336 270 198 4 0 23 45
Texas 373,701 368,745 360,716 449 51 7,529 4,956 1,999 17 1 1,236 1,703
Utah 49,268 48,833 47,099 80 41 1,613 435 51 110 2 215 57
Vermont 5,450 5,418 5,006 122 0 290 32 0 0 0 32 0
Virginia 97,672 96,146 92,844 13 883 2,406 1,548 448 7 215 84 794
Washington 85,687 84,753 79,760 1,803 0 3,190 934 247 135 0 329 223
Wyoming 6,158 6,138 6,005 0 0 133 20 0 0 0 17 3
Totals 2,885,238 2,846,808 2,720,672 22,068 8,848 95,220 38,005 17,460 979 639 10,966 7,961

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

† Passed initial / No outpatient refers to 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 refers to 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 refers to infants who passed the initial screening and passed the outpatient screening

** Referred initial / Passed outpatient refers to infants who did not pass the initial screening and passed the outpatient screening

†† Referred initial / No outpatient refers to 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 refers to infants who did not receive an initial screening, missed an initial screening, or refused an initial screening, and did not pass the outpatient screening

††† Referred initial / straight to diagnostic evaluation refers to infants who did not pass the initial screening and was referred directly for diagnostic evaluation

¶¶ Passed initial / Referred outpatient refers to infants who passed the initial screening and did not pass the outpatient screening

*** Referred initial / Referred outpatient refers to infants who did not pass the initial screening and did not pass the outpatient screening

§§§ 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.

Summary of Detailed Hearing Screening Results Among Infants with Documented Screening
(CDC EHDI HSFS 2017, N=42*)
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