2017 Summary of Reasons for No Documented Hearing Screening Among Total Occurrent 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

2017 Summary of Reasons for No Documented Hearing Screening Among Total Occurrent Births
State / Territory
(n = 57)
Total Occurrent Births Reported by EHDI Program Total Not Screened No Documented Hearing Screened
Infants Died Non-resident / Moved Out of Jurisdiction Medical Reason Parents / Family Declined Transferred / No Documentation Infant Adopted Homebirth 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/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 5,337 8 4 0 0 0 1 0 6 6 5,013 299 5,025 8.5 8.5 0.0
Alaska* 10,372 414 60 0 4 44 3 1 283 8 2 8 1 18 0.2 0.1 0.1
American Samoa* 1,000 13 9 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Arizona* 82,955 861 310 7 0 194 29 0 1 106 205 9 0 320 0.4 0.3 0.1
Arkansas* 35,968 380 126 12 0 89 0 0 0 25 23 44 61 92 0.3 0.2 0.1
California* 464,330 1,913 1,377 29 60 404 6 0 0 0 13 0 24 13 0.0 0.0 0.0
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands* 1,209 14 8 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.1 0.1 0.0
Connecticut 36,722 255 140 6 0 26 7 0 0 0 0 76 0 76 0.2 0.2 0.0
Delaware* 11,265 298 22 271 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
District of Columbia 13,875 384 9 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 363 1 363 2.6 2.6 0.0
Florida* 223,579 9,470 423 46 1,591 1,327 190 0 0 63 279 5,251 300 5,593 2.5 2.5 0.0
Georgia* 129,173 1,005 158 13 23 103 25 0 379 22 14 129 139 165 0.1 0.1 0.0
Guam* 2,898 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0.1 0.1 0.0
Hawaii* 17,362 157 32 0 1 15 8 0 94 0 2 5 0 7 0.0 0.0 0.0
Idaho* 22,356 427 7 13 0 7 1 0 282 0 98 19 0 117 0.5 0.5 0.0
Illinois 144,976 1,065 664 21 2 32 55 1 170 2 1 0 117 3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Indiana* 80,316 3,440 409 0 0 470 0 0 1,592 18 0 828 123 969 1.2 1.0 0.0
Iowa* 38,284 490 112 3 5 294 1 0 72 2 1 0 0 3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Kansas* 38,015 412 145 0 0 55 0 0 202 9 1 0 0 10 0.0 0.0 0.0
Kentucky* 52,557 912 141 7 0 15 0 0 602 0 0 147 0 147 0.3 0.3 0.0
Louisiana 60,718 851 258 0 1 9 133 0 16 0 0 402 32 402 0.7 0.7 0.0
Maine* 12,075 286 58 5 0 18 3 0 197 0 0 0 5 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Marshall Islands* 994 110 10 0 0 0 0 0 72 0 0 0 28 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Maryland* 68,177 591 344 0 10 63 31 0 128 12 3 0 0 15 0.0 0.0 0.0
Massachusetts 71,439 560 211 21 12 23 78 0 200 0 0 13 2 13 0.0 0.0 0.0
Michigan* 109,456 839 177 0 29 524 20 0 1 0 0 3 85 3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Micronesia 1,606 177 10 0 0 2 0 0 14 0 91 23 37 114 7.1 7.1 0.0
Minnesota* 67,773 981 287 16 0 334 16 0 133 10 1 72 112 83 0.1 0.1 0.0
Mississippi 37,370 498 168 23 7 0 0 0 115 0 7 178 0 185 0.5 0.5 0.0
Missouri 73,839 1,387 413 2 1 416 0 0 84 459 12 0 0 471 0.6 0.0 0.6
Montana* 11,756 232 36 4 0 34 20 0 91 11 1 35 0 47 0.4 0.3 0.1
Nebraska* 26,266 150 114 0 5 6 0 0 19 5 1 0 0 6 0.0 0.0 0.0
Nevada 35,483 740 55 2 37 110 26 0 410 7 0 81 12 88 0.2 0.2 0.0
New Hampshire* 11,941 209 27 0 0 20 56 0 0 0 0 106 0 106 0.9 0.9 0.0
New Jersey* 98,950 638 311 4 0 43 98 0 154 15 0 13 0 28 0.0 0.0 0.0
New Mexico* 22,313 634 32 11 0 22 84 0 214 10 0 261 0 271 1.2 1.2 0.0
New York 230,271 5,641 616 53 731 462 95 3 2,243 0 0 1,208 230 1,208 0.5 0.5 0.0
North Carolina* 122,155 915 602 16 4 149 0 0 5 3 58 44 34 105 0.1 0.1 0.0
North Dakota* 12,388 71 45 3 4 11 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 8 0.1 0.0 0.0
Ohio** 137,559 3,136 761 13 5 315 118 1 1,450 0 0 21 452 21 0.0 0.0 0.0
Oklahoma* 48,494 317 94 0 3 21 7 0 146 9 0 37 0 46 0.1 0.1 0.0
Oregon* 44,031 607 53 37 1 164 0 0 259 9 12 45 27 66 0.1 0.1 0.0
Palau 222 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Pennsylvania* 136,950 5,095 23 27 6 586 0 0 2,379 272 85 1,717 0 2,074 1.5 1.3 0.2
Puerto Rico* 24,388 604 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 604 0 604 2.5 2.5 0.0
Rhode Island* 11,199 97 60 3 0 12 8 0 7 4 3 0 0 7 0.1 0.0 0.0
South Carolina 53,583 1,250 217 0 0 33 0 0 67 0 0 28 905 28 0.1 0.1 0.0
South Dakota 12,813 331 72 22 0 5 51 0 62 0 0 119 0 119 0.9 0.9 0.0
Tennessee* 86,752 1,084 543 78 0 194 25 0 53 0 11 180 0 191 0.2 0.2 0.0
Texas* 379,414 5,713 1,052 11 216 3,206 0 0 0 0 3 1,225 0 1,228 0.3 0.3 0.0
Utah* 49,665 397 228 10 0 74 8 0 74 0 3 0 0 3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vermont* 5,518 68 18 1 0 29 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Virginia* 99,444 1,772 406 43 3 123 188 0 612 17 2 84 294 103 0.1 0.1 0.0
Washington* 86,070 383 81 7 1 211 0 0 0 31 52 0 0 83 0.1 0.1 0.0
West Virginia* 19,211 522 2 94 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 426 0 426 2.2 2.2 0.0
Wisconsin* 64,556 797 150 9 0 531 0 0 0 30 41 0 36 71 0.1 0.1 0.0
Wyoming* 6,270 112 10 0 0 36 6 0 60 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Totals 3,807,656 65,048 11,708 948 2,769 10,878 1,396 7 12,962 1,169 1,035 18,820 3,356 21,024 0.6 0.5 0.0

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

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

Percent LFU / LTD: ((# Unable to Contact + # Unknown) / # Total Occurrent Births) * 100

§ Percent Unresponsive: (# Contacted but Unresponsive / # Total Occurrent Births) * 100

* Jurisdiction reported using revised “Parents/Family Contacted but Unresponsive” definition. Refer to Hearing Screening and Follow-up Survey Explanations document pages 5-6 for both “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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