2017 Summary of Infants Screened Before 1 Month of Age

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 Infants Screened Before 1 Month of Age
State / Territory
(n = 57)
Total Screened Total Pass Pass Before 1 Month of Age Percent Pass Before 1 Month of Age Total Not Pass Not Pass Before 1 Month of Age Percent Not Pass Before 1 Month of Age Total Screened Before 1 Month of Age (Pass and Not Pass) Percent Screened by 1 Month of Age (Pass and Not Pass)§
Alabama* 53,998 51,821 50,814 98.1 2,177 1,353 62.1 52,167 96.6
Alaska* 9,958 9,838 9,785 99.5 120 119 99.2 9,904 99.5
American Samoa* 987 889 873 98.2 98 80 81.6 953 96.6
Arizona* 82,094 81,228 79,728 98.2 866 682 78.8 80,410 97.9
Arkansas* 35,588 34,996 33,714 96.3 592 444 75.0 34,158 96.0
California* 462,417 459,505 452,365 98.4 2,912 2,242 77.0 454,607 98.3
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands* 1,195 1,152 1,143 99.2 43 42 97.7 1,185 99.2
Connecticut 36,467 36,046 35,568 98.7 421 383 91.0 35,951 98.6
Delaware* 10,967 10,919 10,335 94.7 48 13 27.1 10,348 94.4
District of Columbia 13,491 12,951 12,735 98.3 540 523 96.9 13,258 98.3
Florida* 214,109 204,975 199,834 97.5 9,134 2,868 31.4 202,702 94.7
Georgia* 128,168 126,550 123,680 97.7 1,618 1,213 75.0 124,893 97.4
Guam* 2,895 2,835 2,768 97.6 60 54 90.0 2,822 97.5
Hawaii* 17,205 17,034 16,775 98.5 171 138 80.7 16,913 98.3
Idaho* 21,929 21,324 21,026 98.6 605 571 94.4 21,597 98.5
Illinois 143,911 142,162 139,017 97.8 1,749 1,278 73.1 140,295 97.5
Indiana* 76,876 74,059 72,815 98.3 2,817 2,694 95.6 75,509 98.2
Iowa* 37,794 37,239 36,391 97.7 555 466 84.0 36,857 97.5
Kansas* 37,603 36,900 36,361 98.5 703 636 90.5 36,997 98.4
Kentucky* 51,645 50,182 48,689 97.0 1,463 1,322 90.4 50,011 96.8
Louisiana 59,867 59,206 57,486 97.1 661 482 72.9 57,968 96.8
Maine* 11,789 11,558 11,330 98.0 231 204 88.3 11,534 97.8
Marshall Islands* 884 862 836 97.0 22 22 100.0 858 97.1
Maryland* 67,586 66,612 65,638 98.5 974 684 70.2 66,322 98.1
Massachusetts 70,879 69,667 68,902 98.9 1,212 1,137 93.8 70,039 98.8
Michigan* 108,617 107,359 104,130 97.0 1,258 923 73.4 105,053 96.7
Micronesia 1,429 1,321 560 42.4 108 85 78.7 645 45.1
Minnesota* 66,792 65,979 64,399 97.6 813 540 66.4 64,939 97.2
Mississippi 36,872 36,269 35,482 97.8 603 603 100.0 36,085 97.9
Missouri 72,452 71,352 70,018 98.1 1,100 982 89.3 71,000 98.0
Montana* 11,524 11,287 10,992 97.4 237 202 85.2 11,194 97.1
Nebraska* 26,116 25,922 25,305 97.6 194 124 63.9 25,429 97.4
Nevada 34,743 34,312 33,630 98.0 431 373 86.5 34,003 97.9
New Hampshire* 11,732 11,338 11,185 98.7 394 375 95.2 11,560 98.5
New Jersey* 98,312 97,605 96,051 98.4 707 547 77.4 96,598 98.3
New Mexico* 21,679 21,216 20,776 97.9 463 429 92.7 21,205 97.8
New York 224,630 222,412 218,155 98.1 2,218 1,563 70.5 219,718 97.8
North Carolina* 121,240 120,404 118,234 98.2 836 651 77.9 118,885 98.1
North Dakota* 12,317 12,035 11,844 98.4 282 268 95.0 12,112 98.3
Ohio** 134,423 130,294 128,457 98.6 4,129 3,957 95.8 132,414 98.5
Oklahoma* 48,177 47,546 47,546 100.0 631 631 100.0 48,177 100.0
Oregon* 43,424 42,235 41,377 98.0 1,189 1,079 90.7 42,456 97.8
Palau 219 219 211 96.3 0 0 n/a 211 96.3
Pennsylvania* 131,855 130,441 129,043 98.9 1,414 311 22.0 129,354 98.1
Puerto Rico* 23,784 22,954 n/a n/a 830 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Rhode Island* 11,102 10,718 10,244 95.6 384 229 59.6 10,473 94.3
South Carolina 52,333 51,400 50,655 98.6 933 870 93.2 51,525 98.5
South Dakota 12,482 12,212 12,009 98.3 270 248 91.9 12,257 98.2
Tennessee* 85,668 81,340 80,136 98.5 4,328 4,152 95.9 84,288 98.4
Texas* 373,701 368,745 363,499 98.6 4,956 4,534 91.5 368,033 98.5
Utah* 49,268 48,833 48,075 98.4 435 296 68.0 48,371 98.2
Vermont* 5,450 5,418 5,265 97.2 32 15 46.9 5,280 96.9
Virginia* 97,672 96,124 93,448 97.2 1,548 1,135 73.3 94,583 96.8
Washington* 85,687 84,753 82,361 97.2 934 703 75.3 83,064 96.9
West Virginia* 18,689 18,008 17,304 96.1 681 628 92.2 17,932 95.9
Wisconsin* 63,759 63,050 60,984 96.7 709 601 84.8 61,585 96.6
Wyoming* 6,158 6,138 6,092 99.3 20 16 80.0 6,108 99.2
Totals 3,742,608 3,679,749 3,586,075 97.5 62,859 46,720 74.3 3,632,795 97.1

Percent Pass Before 1 Month of Age: (# Pass Before 1 Month of Age / # Total Pass) *100

Percent Not Pass Before 1 Month of Age: (# Not Pass Before 1 Month of Age / # Total Not Pass) *100

§ Percent Screened Before 1 Month of Age: (# Total Screened Before 1 Month of Age / # Total Screened) *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.

** 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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