2017 Summary of Reasons for No Documented Diagnosis 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 Reasons for No Documented Diagnosis Among Infants Not Passing Hearing Screening
State / Territory
(n = 57)
Total Not Pass No Documented Diagnosis
In Process PCP did not refer Infant Died Non-Resident / Moved Medical reason Parents / Family Declined Infant Adopted 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/LTDᵝ: 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* 2,177 0 0 8 4 0 0 1 0 6 298 1 304 14.0 14.0 0.0
Alaska* 120 3 1 1 3 2 4 1 31 1 3 0 35 29.2 3.3 25.8
American Samoa* 98 0 0 2 8 0 2 0 24 19 12 0 55 56.1 31.6 24.5
Arizona* 866 0 1 12 51 7 34 0 61 24 156 0 241 27.8 20.8 7.0
Arkansas* 592 0 0 7 41 8 31 0 245 115 26 0 386 65.2 23.8 41.4
California* 2,912 71 0 15 181 30 344 0 22 134 0 10 156 5.4 4.6 0.8
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands* 43 0 0 0 36 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 4.7 4.7 0.0
Connecticut 421 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 55 0 55 13.1 13.1 0.0
Delaware* 48 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
District of Columbia 540 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 463 0 468 86.7 86.7 0.0
Florida* 9,134 26 12 30 46 9 181 0 63 279 516 69 858 9.4 8.7 0.7
Georgia* 1,618 0 0 11 46 5 60 1 296 139 130 72 565 34.9 16.6 18.3
Guam* 60 0 0 0 4 0 11 0 27 2 0 7 29 48.3 3.3 45.0
Hawaii* 171 2 0 1 6 0 0 0 14 7 12 0 33 19.3 11.1 8.2
Idaho* 605 0 0 1 15 0 20 1 130 41 1 0 172 28.4 6.9 21.5
Illinois 1,749 0 22 29 39 20 18 3 124 55 0 352 179 10.2 3.1 7.1
Indiana* 2,817 2 0 13 24 0 103 0 233 33 76 103 342 12.1 3.9 8.3
Iowa* 555 0 2 5 53 1 32 2 62 44 0 0 106 19.1 7.9 11.2
Kansas* 703 4 0 5 19 0 14 0 42 10 3 0 55 7.8 1.8 6.0
Kentucky* 1,463 4 0 8 14 0 33 0 173 7 0 0 180 12.3 0.5 11.8
Louisiana 661 106 0 12 1 4 0 1 309 26 31 10 366 55.4 8.6 46.7
Maine* 231 1 0 0 1 1 13 0 26 2 0 7 28 12.1 0.9 11.3
Marshall Islands* 22 0 0 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Maryland* 974 2 0 10 71 13 16 0 98 21 0 0 119 12.2 2.2 10.1
Massachusetts 1,212 43 9 6 42 5 42 1 2 8 29 0 39 3.2 3.1 0.2
Michigan* 1,258 0 2 18 15 7 44 4 251 344 0 0 595 47.3 27.3 20.0
Micronesia 108 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Minnesota* 813 10 0 7 26 2 48 0 179 27 0 28 206 25.3 3.3 22.0
Mississippi 603 34 0 6 15 8 3 0 34 0 32 0 66 10.9 5.3 5.6
Missouri 1,100 0 0 15 36 8 35 0 254 15 0 0 269 24.5 1.4 23.1
Montana* 237 0 0 2 5 0 8 0 136 8 26 0 170 71.7 14.3 57.4
Nebraska* 194 14 0 1 9 2 6 0 18 0 1 0 19 9.8 0.5 9.3
Nevada 431 14 0 2 5 1 16 0 27 100 40 0 167 38.7 32.5 6.3
New Hampshire* 394 31 0 0 6 0 8 0 22 0 60 0 82 20.8 15.2 5.6
New Jersey* 707 0 1 1 26 1 12 0 253 1 54 0 308 43.6 7.8 35.8
New Mexico* 463 0 0 1 17 0 9 0 45 1 118 0 164 35.4 25.7 9.7
New York 2,218 207 0 8 39 0 196 2 22 0 780 0 802 36.2 35.2 1.0
North Carolina* 836 25 0 24 57 16 32 0 64 162 4 8 230 27.5 19.9 7.7
North Dakota* 282 3 0 2 52 2 3 0 92 44 0 1 136 48.2 15.6 32.6
Ohio 4,129 12 5 17 60 2 110 0 932 94 10 4 1,036 25.1 2.5 22.6
Oklahoma* 631 216 0 8 12 0 1 0 60 236 13 0 309 49.0 39.5 9.5
Oregon* 1,189 0 3 5 35 2 51 0 35 12 12 0 59 5.0 2.0 2.9
Palau 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Pennsylvania* 1,414 0 0 27 33 9 67 0 299 106 49 0 454 32.1 11.0 21.1
Puerto Rico* 830 0 3 2 50 9 4 0 87 184 2 2 273 32.9 22.4 10.5
Rhode Island* 384 11 0 0 13 1 9 0 84 15 0 18 99 25.8 3.9 21.9
South Carolina 933 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 186 35 322 0 543 58.2 38.3 19.9
South Dakota 270 0 0 2 25 0 0 0 1 3 182 0 186 68.9 68.5 0.4
Tennessee* 4,328 84 0 17 167 0 8 0 151 1 533 0 685 15.8 12.3 3.5
Texas* 4,956 219 0 32 176 23 222 0 54 50 2,353 0 2,457 49.6 48.5 1.1
Utah* 435 1 0 6 6 2 20 0 31 11 0 3 42 9.7 2.5 7.1
Vermont* 32 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Virginia* 1,548 27 0 5 114 2 87 1 272 123 3 2 398 25.7 8.1 17.6
Washington* 934 13 0 7 20 8 48 0 124 117 0 2 241 25.8 12.5 13.3
West Virginia* 681 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4 552 0 556 81.6 81.6 0.0
Wisconsin* 709 0 0 11 12 0 45 0 83 41 0 14 124 17.5 5.8 11.7
Wyoming* 20 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Totals 62,859 1,201 61 410 1,758 211 2,051 18 5,778 2,714 6,957 713 15,449 24.6 15.4 9.2

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

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

§ Percent Unresponsive: # Unresponsive / # Total Not Pass * 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”

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