2018 Summary of Infants Not Passing Hearing Screening Diagnosed Before 3 Months of Age

May 2020

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Data Source: 2018 CDC EHDI Hearing Screening & Follow-up Survey (HSFS) (www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/hearingloss/ehdi-data.html)

2018 Summary of Infants Not Passing Hearing Screening Diagnosed Before 3 Months of Age
State / Territory (n = 57) Total Screened Total Not Pass No Hearing Loss No Hearing Loss Diagnosed Before 3 Months of Age Hearing Loss Hearing Loss Diagnosed Before 3 Months of Age Prevalence per 1,000 Screened* Total Diagnosed (Includes cases of normal hearing and hearing loss) Total Diagnosed Before 3 Months of Age (Includes cases of normal hearing and hearing loss) Percent Diagnosed Before 3 Months of Age among the Diagnosed (Includes cases of normal hearing and hearing loss) Percent Diagnosed Before 3 Months of Age§ among those Not Passing the Screen (Includes cases of normal hearing and hearing loss)
Alabama^ 55,362 1,955 1,608 1,523 105 80 1.9 1,713 1,603 93.6 82.0
Alaska^ 9,652 124 52 36 17 10 1.8 69 46 66.7 37.1
American Samoa^ 911 10 0 0 2 2 2.2 2 2 100.0 20.0
Arizona^ 81,130 713 280 182 183 131 2.3 463 313 67.6 43.9
Arkansas^ 35,092 713 75 35 76 37 2.2 151 72 47.7 10.1
California^ 446,402 2861 1,138 617 962 647 2.2 2,100 1,264 60.2 44.2
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands^ 1,257 62 4 3 4 4 3.2 8 7 87.5 11.3
Connecticut 35,889 449 332 281 86 60 2.4 418 341 81.6 75.9
Delaware^ 9,819 83 2 1 14 5 1.4 16 6 37.5 7.2
District of Columbia 13,134 393 22 14 16 13 1.2 38 27 71.1 6.9
Florida^ 211,696 8563 6,940 6,106 259 131 1.2 7,199 6,237 86.6 72.8
Georgia^ 123,960 2207 505 352 206 151 1.7 711 503 70.7 22.8
Guam^ 2,807 59 12 10 5 3 1.8 17 13 76.5 22.0
Hawaii^ 16,753 191 64 46 76 63 4.5 140 109 77.9 57.1
Idaho^ 20,509 743 545 497 36 25 1.8 581 522 89.8 70.3
Illinois^ 139,228 1678 867 689 295 175 2.1 1,162 864 74.4 51.5
Indiana^ 77,809 3161 2,302 1,795 193 113 2.5 2,495 1,908 76.5 60.4
Iowa^ 37,062 536 301 226 86 56 2.3 387 282 72.9 52.6
Kansas^ 37,388 560 383 305 66 33 1.8 449 338 75.3 60.4
Kentucky^ 50,706 916 559 450 50 40 1.0 609 490 80.5 53.5
Louisiana 58,772 1129 678 565 64 37 1.1 742 602 81.1 53.3
Maine^ 11,735 199 114 90 23 20 2.0 137 110 80.3 55.3
Marshall Islands^ 944 20 5 4 5 3 5.3 10 7 70.0 35.0
Maryland^ 67,598 946 635 444 66 51 1.0 701 495 70.6 52.3
Massachusetts^ 69,221 1382 1,003 893 184 139 2.7 1,187 1,032 86.9 74.7
Michigan^ 107,149 1204 349 189 154 87 1.4 503 276 54.9 22.9
Micronesiaµ 1,485 67 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 n/a 0.0
Minnesota 65,755 809 347 208 153 121 2.3 500 329 65.8 40.7
Mississippi∞ 35,835 1001 296 167 67 21 1.9 363 188 51.8 18.8
Missouri 72,650 1090 642 612 95 71 1.3 737 683 92.7 62.7
Montana^ 11,273 198 28 17 12 8 1.1 40 25 62.5 12.6
Nebraska^ 25,746 182 76 50 59 38 2.3 135 88 65.2 48.4
Nevada^ 34,570 497 185 143 57 40 1.6 242 183 75.6 36.8
New Hampshire^ 11,706 391 278 192 17 7 1.5 295 199 67.5 50.9
New Jersey^ 98,126 752 258 191 112 77 1.1 370 268 72.4 35.6
New Mexico^ 20,943 443 198 134 36 14 1.7 234 148 63.2 33.4
New York 221,306 2502 575 355 375 165 1.7 950 520 54.7 20.8
North Carolina^ 119,980 843 242 117 226 118 1.9 468 235 50.2 27.9
North Dakota^ 12,138 295 53 26 23 11 1.9 76 37 48.7 12.5
Ohio 132,213 4,380 2,872 2,413 278 184 2.1 3,150 2,597 82.4 59.3
Oklahoma^ᵝ 47,741 687 0 0 71 48 1.5 71 48 67.6 7.0
Oregon^ 42,052 1,200 944 785 103 73 2.4 1,047 858 81.9 71.5
Palau 253 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 n/a n/a
Pennsylvania^ 131,874 1,109 669 573 193 137 1.5 862 710 82.4 64.0
Puerto Rico^ 21,118 666 357 229 22 13 1.0 379 242 63.9 36.3
Rhode Island^ 10,985 309 172 110 43 34 3.9 215 144 67.0 46.6
South Carolina 51,834 721 247 200 101 51 1.9 348 251 72.1 34.8
South Dakota 12,123 245 43 32 15 12 1.2 58 44 75.9 18.0
Tennessee^ 85,652 2,302 1,300 988 122 79 1.4 1,422 1,067 75.0 46.4
Texas^ 371,789 4,429 1,441 1,022 450 293 1.2 1,891 1,315 69.5 29.7
Utah^ 47,769 559 392 321 87 80 1.8 479 401 83.7 71.7
Vermont^ 5,267 23 13 8 10 10 1.9 23 18 78.3 78.3
Virginia^ 97,217 1,488 784 731 145 116 1.5 929 847 91.2 56.9
Washington^ 83,364 1,029 453 236 174 111 2.1 627 347 55.3 33.7
West Virginia^ 18,239 490 232 211 14 6 0.8 246 217 88.2 44.3
Wisconsin^ 62,887 658 315 227 122 67 1.9 437 294 67.3 44.7
Wyoming^ 5,901 36 15 12 17 15 2.9 32 27 84.4 75.0
Totals 3,681,776 60,258 32,202 25,663 6,432 4,136 1.7 38,634 29,799 77.1 49.5

Prevalence per 1,000 Screened: (# Hearing loss / # Total Screened) x 1,000

Percent Diagnosed Before 3 Months of Age among the Diagnosed: (# Total Diagnosed Before 3 Months of Age / # Total Diagnosed) * 100

§ Percent Diagnosed Before 3 Months of Age among those Not Passing the Screen: (# Total Diagnosed Before 3 Months of Age / # Total Not Pass) * 100

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

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

μAll 67 infants did receive a diagnostic evaluation, however audiologist did not report diagnostic results for those infants to the EHDI program.

Data reported may be incomplete.

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