2018 Summary of Hearing Screening Among Total Occurent Births

May 2020

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Data Source: 2018 CDC EHDI Hearing Screening & Follow-up Survey (HSFS)

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

No Documented Screening: LFU/LTD
State / Territory
(n = 57)
Total Occurrent Births Total Screened Percent Screened* Percent Screened   (Based on # of Vital Records Births)† No Documented Screening: LFU/LTD
Births Reported to EHDI program Births According to Vital Records 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^ 58,369 56,504 55,362 94.8 98.0 0 0 2,842 2,842 4.9 4.9 0.0
Alaska^ 9,976 9,965 9,652 96.8 96.9 22 2 0 24 0.2 0.0 0.2
American Samoa^ 916 916 911 99.5 99.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Arizona^ 81,924 81,924 81,130 99.0 99.0 81 146 8 235 0.3 0.2 0.1
Arkansas^ 35,498 35,875 35,092 98.9 97.8 7 49 84 140 0.4 0.4 0.0
California^ 448,388 448,388 446,402 99.6 99.6 9 7 10 26 0.0 0.0 0.0
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands^ 1,262 1,262 1,257 99.6 99.6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Connecticut 36,175 36,153 35,889 99.2 99.3 0 0 28 28 0.1 0.1 0.0
Delaware^ 10,691 10,962 9,819 91.8 89.6 0 0 820 820 7.7 7.7 0.0
District of Columbia 13,531 13,463 13,134 97.1 97.6 0 0 380 380 2.8 2.8 0.0
Florida^ 221,508 221,508 211,696 95.6 95.6 20 1,001 5,042 6,063 2.7 2.7 0.0
Georgia^ 127,059 127,059 123,960 97.6 97.6 30 45 1,158 1,233 1.0 0.9 0.0
Guam^ 2,839 3,175 2,807 98.9 88.4 0 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Hawaii^ 16,909 17,027 16,753 99.1 98.4 0 1 2 3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Idaho^ 21,385 21,131 20,509 95.9 97.1 2 122 8 132 0.6 0.6 0.0
Illinois^ 140,530 141,082 139,228 99.1 98.7 2 16 0 18 0.0 0.0 0.0
Indiana^ 79,431 79,431 77,809 98.0 98.0 0 0 205 205 0.3 0.3 0.0
Iowa^ 37,640 37,640 37,062 98.5 98.5 1 3 0 4 0.0 0.0 0.0
Kansas^ 38,047 38,047 37,388 98.3 98.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Kentucky^Ω 51,643 51,643 50,706 98.2 98.2 0 0 113 113 0.2 0.2 0.0
LouisianaΩ 59,449 59,449 58,772 98.9 98.9 0 0 59 59 0.1 0.1 0.0
Maine^ 12,001 12,001 11,735 97.8 97.8 2 0 0 2 0.0 0.0 0.0
Marshall Islands^ 1,028 1,028 994 91.8 91.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Maryland^ 68,196 68,167 67,598 99.1 99.2 8 3 0 11 0.0 0.0 0.0
MassachusettsΩ^ 69,814 69,814 69,221 99.2 99.2 0 0 4 4 0.0 0.0 0.0
Michigan^ 107,999 110,093 107,149 99.2 97.3 0 0 18 18 0.0 0.0 0.0
Micronesia 1,765 1,890 1,485 84.1 78.6 1 0 0 1 0.1 0.0 0.1
Minnesota 66,604 66,431 65,755 98.7 99.0 7 1 22 30 0.0 0.0 0.0
Mississippiμ 37,009 37,009 35,835 96.8 96.8 370 324 0 694 1.9 0.9 1.0
Missouri 74,045 74,099 72,650 98.1 98.0 205 18 0 223 0.3 0.0 0.3
Montana^ 11,510 11,510 11,273 97.9 97.9 0 1 29 30 0.3 0.3 0.0
Nebraska^ 25,919 25,910 25,746 99.3 99.4 1 1 0 2 0.0 0.0 0.0
Nevada^ 35,379 35,379 34,570 97.7 97.7 2 0 203 205 0.6 0.6 0.6
New Hampshire^ 11,843 11,889 11,706 98.8 98.5 0 0 53 53 0.4 0.4 0.4
New JerseyΩ^ 98,792 98,792 98,126 99.3 99.3 120 3 4 127 0.1 0.0 0.0
New Mexico^ 21,688 21,711 20,943 96.6 96.5 4 0 263 267 1.2 1.2 1.2
New York 226,948 226,948 221,306 97.5 97.5 0 0 1,270 1,270 0.6 0.6 0.6
North Carolina^ 120,849 120,809 119,980 99.3 99.3 1 21 21 43 0.0 0.0 0.0
North Dakota^ 12,199 12,217 12,138 99.5 99.4 0 4 0 4 0.0 0.0 0.0
Ohio 135,900 135,884 132,213 97.3 97.3 0 0 60 60 0.0 0.0 0.0
Oklahoma^ 48,071 49,801 47,741 99.3 95.9 2 0 23 25 0.1 0.0 0.0
Oregon^ 42,613 42,705 42,052 98.7 98.5 9 2 51 62 0.1 0.1 0.1
Palau 256 256 253 98.8 98.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Pennsylvania^ 135,025 135,025 131,874 97.7 97.7 27 451 422 900 0.7 0.6 0.3
Puerto Rico^ 21,487 21,487 21,118 98.3 98.3 0 0 369 369 1.7 1.7 1.7
Rhode Island^ 11,063 11,063 10,985 99.3 99.3 3 3 0 6 0.1 0.0 0.0
South Carolina 53,057 53,057 51,834 97.7 97.7 0 0 47 47 0.1 0.1 0.1
South Dakota 12,578 12,578 12,123 96.4 96.4 0 0 260 260 2.1 2.1 2.1
Tennessee^ 86,483 86,483 85,652 99.0 99.0 1 33 78 112 0.1 0.1 0.1
Texas^ 376,644 387,401 371,789 98.7 96.0 1 0 2,137 2,138 0.6 0.6 0.6
Utah^ 48,223 48,222 47,769 99.1 99.1 3 2 0 5 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vermont^ 5,327 5,327 5,267 98.9 98.9 7 0 0 7 0.1 0.0 0.0
Virginia^ 99,116 99,116 97,217 98.1 98.1 11 3 35 49 0.0 0.0 0.0
Washington^ 83,751 85,851 83,364 99.5 97.1 27 33 0 60 0.1 0.0 0.0
West Virginia^ 18,584 19,042 18,239 98.1 95.8 0 147 17 164 0.9 0.9 0.1
Wisconsin^ 63,890 64,143 62,887 98.4 98.0 36 41 0 77 0.1 0.1 0.0
Wyoming^ 5,989 5,989 5,901 98.5 98.5 1 0 0 1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Totals 3,744,815 3,761,731 3,681,776 98.3 97.9 1,023 2,484 16,145 19,652 0.5 0.5 0.03

* Percent Screened: (# Screened for Hearing Loss / # Total Occurrent Births Reported to EHDI Program) * 100

† Percent Screened based on number of Vital Record Births: (# Screened for Hearing Loss / Total Occurent Births According to Vital Records) * 100

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

** Percent LFU / LTD due to unable to contact and unknown: ((# Unable to Contact + # Unknown) / # Total Occurrent Births Reported to EHDI Program) * 100

†† Percent Unresponsive: (# Contacted but Unresponsive / # Total Occurrent Births Reported to EHDI Program) * 100

Ω The number of “Births According to Vital Records” was not available. The number of “Births Reported to EHDI program” was used to populate this field.

^ Jurisdiction reported using revised “Parents/Family Contacted but Unresponsive” definition. Refer to pages 6-7 of the 2018 CDC EHDI Hearing Screening and Follow-up Survey Explanations document for explanations of “old” and “revised” Unresponsive definitions.

μ Data reported may be incomplete.

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