2017 Summary of Diagnostics Among Infants Not Passing Hearing Screening

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 Diagnostics Among Infants Not Passing Hearing Screening
State / Territory
(n = 57)
Total Screened Total Not Pass Percent Not Pass No Hearing Loss Percent w.  No Hearing Loss Hearing Loss Percent w. Hearing Loss§ Prevalence per 1,000 screened No Documented Diagnosis: LFU/LTD
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* 53,998 2,177 4.0 1,770 81.3 89 4.1 1.6 0 6 298 304 14.0 14.0 0.0
Alaska* 9,958 120 1.2 62 51.7 8 6.7 0.8 31 1 3 35 29.2 3.3 25.8
American Samoa* 987 98 9.9 30 30.6 1 1.0 1.0 24 19 12 55 56.1 31.6 24.5
Arizona* 82,094 866 1.1 342 39.5 178 20.6 2.2 61 24 156 241 27.8 20.8 7.0
Arkansas* 35,588 592 1.7 55 9.3 64 10.8 1.8 245 115 26 386 65.2 23.8 41.4
California* 462,417 2,912 0.6 1,094 37.6 1,011 34.7 2.2 22 134 0 156 5.4 4.6 0.8
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands* 1,195 43 3.6 2 4.7 3 7.0 2.5 0 2 0 2 4.7 4.7 0.0
Connecticut 36,467 421 1.2 279 66.3 78 18.5 2.1 0 0 55 55 13.1 13.1 0.0
Delaware* 10,967 48 0.4 36 75.0 12 25.0 1.1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
District of Columbia 13,491 540 4.0 46 8.5 11 2.0 0.8 0 5 463 468 86.7 86.7 0.0
Florida* 214,109 9,134 4.3 7,615 83.4 288 3.2 1.3 63 279 516 858 9.4 8.7 0.7
Georgia* 128,168 1,618 1.3 617 38.1 241 14.9 1.9 296 139 130 565 34.9 16.6 18.3
Guam* 2,895 60 2.1 4 6.7 5 8.3 1.7 27 2 0 29 48.3 3.3 45.0
Hawaii* 17,205 171 1.0 68 39.8 61 35.7 3.5 14 7 12 33 19.3 11.1 8.2
Idaho* 21,929 605 2.8 349 57.7 47 7.8 2.1 130 41 1 172 28.4 6.9 21.5
Illinois 143,911 1,749 1.2 775 44.3 312 17.8 2.2 124 55 0 179 10.2 3.1 7.1
Indiana* 76,876 2,817 3.7 2,037 72.3 193 6.9 2.5 233 33 76 342 12.1 3.9 8.3
Iowa* 37,794 555 1.5 281 50.6 73 13.2 1.9 62 44 0 106 19.1 7.9 11.2
Kansas* 37,603 703 1.9 553 78.7 53 7.5 1.4 42 10 3 55 7.8 1.8 6.0
Kentucky* 51,645 1,463 2.8 1,133 77.4 91 6.2 1.8 173 7 0 180 12.3 0.5 11.8
Louisiana 59,867 661 1.1 78 11.8 83 12.6 1.4 309 26 31 366 55.4 8.6 46.7
Maine* 11,789 231 2.0 159 68.8 21 9.1 1.8 26 2 0 28 12.1 0.9 11.3
Marshall Islands* 884 22 2.5 6 27.3 6 27.3 6.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Maryland* 67,586 974 1.4 649 66.6 94 9.7 1.4 98 21 0 119 12.2 2.2 10.1
Massachusetts 70,879 1,212 1.7 877 72.4 148 12.2 2.1 2 8 29 39 3.2 3.1 0.2
Michigan* 108,617 1,258 1.2 406 32.3 167 13.3 1.5 251 344 0 595 47.3 27.3 20.0
Micronesia 1,429 108 7.6 108 100.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Minnesota* 66,792 813 1.2 324 39.9 162 19.9 2.4 179 27 0 206 25.3 3.3 22.0
Mississippi 36,872 603 1.6 417 69.2 54 9.0 1.5 34 0 32 66 10.9 5.3 5.6
Missouri 72,452 1,100 1.5 624 56.7 113 10.3 1.6 254 15 0 269 24.5 1.4 23.1
Montana* 11,524 237 2.1 30 12.7 22 9.3 1.9 136 8 26 170 71.7 14.3 57.4
Nebraska* 26,116 194 0.7 92 47.4 51 26.3 2.0 18 0 1 19 9.8 0.5 9.3
Nevada 34,743 431 1.2 161 37.4 65 15.1 1.9 27 100 40 167 38.7 32.5 6.3
New Hampshire* 11,732 394 3.4 247 62.7 20 5.1 1.7 22 0 60 82 20.8 15.2 5.6
New Jersey* 98,312 707 0.7 232 32.8 126 17.8 1.3 253 1 54 308 43.6 7.8 35.8
New Mexico* 21,679 463 2.1 219 47.3 53 11.4 2.4 45 1 118 164 35.4 25.7 9.7
New York 224,630 2,218 1.0 630 28.4 334 15.1 1.5 22 0 780 802 36.2 35.2 1.0
North Carolina* 121,240 836 0.7 245 29.3 199 23.8 1.6 64 162 4 230 27.5 19.9 7.7
North Dakota* 12,317 282 2.3 60 21.3 23 8.2 1.9 92 44 0 136 48.2 15.6 32.6
Ohioπ 134,423 4,129 3.1 2,622 63.5 261 6.3 1.9 932 94 10 1,036 25.1 2.5 22.6
Oklahoma*ᵝ 48,177 631 1.3 0 0.0 85 13.5 1.8 60 236 13 309 49.0 39.5 9.5
Oregon* 43,424 1,189 2.7 937 78.8 97 8.2 2.2 35 12 12 59 5.0 2.0 2.9
Palau 219 0 0.0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0.0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a
Pennsylvania* 131,855 1,414 1.1 603 42.6 221 15.6 1.7 299 106 49 454 32.1 11.0 21.1
Puerto Rico* 23,784 830 3.5 465 56.0 22 2.7 0.9 87 184 2 273 32.9 22.4 10.5
Rhode Island* 11,102 384 3.5 198 51.6 35 9.1 3.2 84 15 0 99 25.8 3.9 21.9
South Carolina 52,333 933 1.8 287 30.8 97 10.4 1.9 186 35 322 543 58.2 38.3 19.9
South Dakota 12,482 270 2.2 20 7.4 37 13.7 3.0 1 3 182 186 68.9 68.5 0.4
Tennessee* 85,668 4,328 5.1 3,219 74.4 148 3.4 1.7 151 1 533 685 15.8 12.3 3.5
Texas* 373,701 4,956 1.3 1,410 28.5 417 8.4 1.1 54 50 2,353 2,457 49.6 48.5 1.1
Utah* 49,268 435 0.9 257 59.1 98 22.5 2.0 31 11 0 42 9.7 2.5 7.1
Vermont* 5,450 32 0.6 18 56.3 11 34.4 2.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Virginia* 97,672 1,548 1.6 753 48.6 159 10.3 1.6 272 123 3 398 25.7 8.1 17.6
Washington* 85,687 934 1.1 438 46.9 157 16.8 1.8 124 117 0 241 25.8 12.5 13.3
West Virginia* 18,689 681 3.6 118 17.3 5 0.7 0.3 0 4 552 556 81.6 81.6 0.0
Wisconsin* 63,759 709 1.1 388 54.7 115 16.2 1.8 83 41 0 124 17.5 5.8 11.7
Wyoming* 6,158 20 0.3 5 25.0 12 60.0 1.9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Totals 3,742,608 62,859 1.7 34,450 54.8 6,537 10.4 1.7 5,778 2,714 6,957 15,449 24.6 15.4 9.2

Ω Percent Not Pass: (# Total Not Pass / # Total Screened) * 100

Percent with No Hearing Loss: (# No Hearing Loss / # Total Not Pass) * 100

§ Percent with Hearing Loss: (# Hearing Loss / # Total Not Pass) * 100

Prevalence per 1,000 screened: (# Hearing Loss / # Total Screened) * 1,000

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

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

§§ Percent Unresponsive: (# Contacted but Unresponsive / # Total Not Pass) * 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.

There are infants diagnosed with no hearing loss. However, they are not captured in the HSFS under the Diagnostic Data section.

Π 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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