2018 Summary of Reasons for No Documented Hearing Screening Among Total Occurrent 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

2018 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^ 58,369 3,007 125 17 0 19 2 0 2 0 0 2,842 0 2,842 4.9 4.9 0.0
Alaska^ 9,976 324 47 0 0 29 0 0 224 22 2 0 0 24 0.2 0.0 0.2
American Samoa^ 916 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Arizona^ 81,924 794 354 5 0 175 24 0 1 81 146 8 0 235 0.3 0.2 0.1
Arkansas^ 35,498 406 148 6 1 101 0 0 0 7 49 84 10 140 0.4 0.4 0.0
California^ 448,388 1,986 1,388 25 82 411 16 0 0 9 7 10 38 26 0.0 0.0 0.0
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands^ 1,262 5 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Connecticut 36,175 286 155 8 0 9 5 0 81 0 0 28 0 28 0.1 0.1 0.0
Delaware^ 10,691 872 42 0 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 820 0 820 7.7 7.7 0.0
District of Columbia 13,531 397 6 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 380 0 380 2.8 2.8 0.0
Florida^ 221,508 9,812 423 48 1,291 1,274 292 0 0 20 1,001 5,042 421 6,063 2.7 2.7 0.0
Georgia^ 127,059 3,099 425 236 604 95 97 3 317 30 45 1,158 89 1,233 1.0 0.9 0.0
Guam^ 2,839 32 25 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Hawaii^ 16,909 156 38 0 0 34 6 0 75 0 1 2 0 3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Idaho^ 21,385 876 53 13 0 28 14 0 636 2 122 8 0 132 0.6 0.6 0.0
Illinois^ 140,530 1,302 636 35 2 19 137 4 252 2 16 0 199 18 0.0 0.0 0.0
Indiana^ 79,431 1,622 378 5 0 51 0 0 815 0 0 205 168 373 0.5 0.3 0.0
Iowa^ 37,640 578 118 1 1 396 1 1 56 1 3 0 0 4 0.0 0.0 0.0
Kansas^ 38,047 659 150 0 0 228 1 0 280 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Kentucky^ 51,643 937 114 10 0 39 0 0 661 0 0 113 0 113 0.2 0.2 0.0
Louisiana 59,449 677 335 0 9 11 98 0 74 0 0 59 91 59 0.1 0.1 0.0
Maine^ 12,001 266 46 0 0 18 1 0 197 2 0 0 2 2 0.0 0.0 0.0
Marshall Islands^ 1,028 84 0 0 0 0 1 0 37 0 0 0 46 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Maryland^ 68,196 598 320 0 6 68 24 0 169 8 3 0 0 11 0.0 0.0 0.0
Massachusetts^ 69,814 593 245 13 0 21 94 0 187 0 0 4 29 4 0.0 0.0 0.0
Michigan^ 107,999 850 174 0 11 540 7 0 0 0 0 18 100 18 0.0 0.0 0.0
Micronesia 1,765 280 23 0 1 25 0 0 212 1 0 0 18 1 0.1 0.0 0.1
Minnesota 66,604 849 243 8 0 189 16 0 293 7 1 22 70 30 0.0 0.0 0.0
Mississippiµ 37,009 1,174 195 4 73 5 10 0 192 370 324 0 1 694 1.9 0.9 1.0
Missouri 74,045 1,395 382 7 0 445 0 1 337 205 18 0 0 223 0.3 0.0 0.3
Montana^ 11,510 237 25 4 1 27 24 0 126 0 1 29 0 30 0.3 0.3 0.0
Nebraska^ 25,919 173 116 2 0 9 0 0 44 1 1 0 0 2 0.0 0.0 0.0
Nevada^ 35,379 809 53 0 52 84 31 0 339 2 0 203 45 205 0.6 0.6 0.0
New Hampshire^ 11,843 137 26 0 11 12 35 0 0 0 0 53 0 53 0.4 0.4 0.0
New Jersey^ 98,792 666 240 1 18 77 153 0 6 120 3 4 44 127 0.1 0.0 0.1
New Mexico^ 21,688 745 64 30 1 19 172 0 192 4 0 263 0 267 1.2 1.2 0.0
New York 226,948 5,642 539 85 882 292 71 2 2,293 0 0 1,270 208 1,270 0.6 0.6 0.0
North Carolina^ 120,849 869 575 21 2 112 0 1 93 1 21 21 22 43 0.0 0.0 0.0
North Dakota^ 12,199 61 39 0 1 17 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0.0 0.0 0.0
Ohio 135,900 3,687 699 12 7 318 181 0 1,572 0 0 60 838 60 0.0 0.0 0.0
Oklahoma^ 48,071 330 88 1 8 15 18 0 175 2 0 23 0 25 0.1 0.0 0.0
Oregon^ 42,613 561 35 24 1 144 0 0 266 9 2 51 29 62 0.1 0.1 0.0
Palau 256 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Pennsylvania^ 135,025 3,151 671 24 26 1,483 47 0 0 27 451 422 0 900 0.7 0.6 0.0
Puerto Rico^ 21,487 369 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 369 0 369 1.7 1.7 0.0
Rhode Island^ 11,063 78 47 1 0 22 1 0 0 3 3 0 1 6 0.1 0.0 0.0
South Carolina 53,057 1,223 245 0 0 39 0 0 68 0 0 47 824 47 0.1 0.1 0.0
South Dakota 12,578 455 52 38 0 12 41 0 52 0 0 260 0 260 2.1 2.1 0.0
Tennessee^ 86,483 831 379 68 0 159 12 0 101 1 33 78 0 112 0.1 0.1 0.0
Texas^ 376,644 4,855 930 25 206 1,553 0 3 0 1 0 2,137 0 2,138 0.6 0.6 0.0
Utah^ 48,223 454 222 22 0 73 4 1 127 3 2 0 0 5 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vermont^ 5,327 60 18 1 0 13 0 0 21 7 0 0 0 7 0.1 0.0 0.1
Virginia^ 99,116 1,899 253 239 1 217 59 186 662 11 3 35 233 49 0.0 0.0 0.0
Washington^ 83,751 387 119 7 2 196 0 0 0 27 33 0 3 60 0.1 0.0 0.0
West Virginia^ 18,584 345 32 145 0 3 0 1 0 0 147 17 0 164 0.9 0.9 0.0
Wisconsin^ 63,890 1,003 147 11 0 604 0 0 0 36 41 0 164 77 0.1 0.1 0.1
Wyoming^ 5,989 88 10 1 0 42 7 0 27 1 0 0 0 1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Totals 3,744,815 63,039 12,222 1,204 3,304 9,793 1,702 203 11,263 1,023 2,484 16,145 3,696 19,652 0.5 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 2018 Hearing Screening and Follow-up Survey Explanations document pages 6-7 for both “old” and “revised” Unresponsive definitions.

μData reported may be incomplete.

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