2018 Summary of Reasons for No Documented Early Intervention (EI) Services Among Infants Identified with Permanent Hearing Loss

September 2020

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

2018 Summary of Reasons for No Documented Early Intervention (EI) Services Among Infants Identified with Permanent Hearing Loss
State / Territory
(n = 57)
Total Hearing Loss Total Enrolled in EI No Documented EI Services
Not Eligible for Part C Infant Died Non-Resident / Moved Out of Jurisdiction Medical Reasons 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/LTD: Due to Contacted but Unresponsive + Unable to Contact + Unknown Percent LFU/LTD: Due to Unable to Contact + Unknown Percent Unresponsive§:
Due to Parents / Family Contacted but Unresponsive
Alabama^ 105 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 1.0 1.0 0.0
Alaska^ 17 7 5 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 5.9 0.0 5.9
American Samoa^ 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Arizona^ 183 88 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 8 83 0 92 50.3 49.7 0.5
Arkansas^ 76 10 0 0 0 0 24 0 0 6 0 0 6 7.9 7.9 0.0
California^ 962 796 2 2 17 1 108 0 0 4 0 32 4 0.4 0.4 0.0
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands^ 4 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Connecticut 86 60 2 0 0 0 10 0 5 0 9 0 14 16.3 10.5 5.8
Delaware^ 14 10 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 14.3 14.3 0.0
District of Columbia 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 16 100.0 100.0 0.0
Florida^ 259 169 1 0 3 0 25 0 0 44 17 0 61 23.6 23.6 0.0
Georgia^ 206 105 14 0 5 1 19 0 5 4 50 0 59 28.6 26.2 2.4
Guam^ 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 40.0 0.0 40.0
Hawaii^ 76 51 0 1 5 0 2 0 9 0 8 0 17 22.4 10.5 11.8
Idaho^ 36 21 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 10 0 12 33.3 27.8 5.6
Illinois^ 295 184 3 2 2 0 9 0 3 6 86 0 95 32.2 31.2 1.0
Indiana^ 193 119 0 2 2 0 24 0 33 0 0 0 33 17.1 0.0 17.1
Iowa^ 86 54 0 0 3 1 10 0 1 4 12 0 17 19.8 18.6 1.2
Kansas^ 66 53 0 0 5 0 5 0 1 1 1 0 3 4.5 3.0 1.5
Kentucky^ 50 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 0 26 52.0 52.0 0.0
Louisiana* 64 33 0 2 2 0 5 0 3 4 2 2 9 14.1 9.4 4.7
Maine^ 23 14 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 7 0 8 34.8 34.8 0.0
Marshall Islands^ 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Maryland^ 66 48 0 0 1 0 10 0 0 7 0 0 7 10.6 10.6 0.0
Massachusetts^ 184 159 0 0 3 1 6 0 3 9 2 1 14 7.6 6.0 1.6
Michigan^ 154 93 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 55 0 55 35.7 35.7 0.0
Micronesia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Minnesota 153 98 2 2 13 0 0 0 0 0 38 0 38 24.8 24.8 0.0
Mississippiα 67 42 0 0 0 2 9 0 1 10 0 1 11 16.4 14.9 1.5
Missouri 95 72 0 1 5 0 9 0 0 6 2 0 8 8.4 8.4 0.0
Montana^ 12 8 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 16.7 16.7 0.0
Nebraska^ 59 38 14 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Nevada^ 57 42 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 1 4 0 10 17.5 8.8 8.8
New Hampshire^ 17 11 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 4 23.5 17.6 5.9
New Jersey^ 112 69 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 7 15 2 27 24.1 19.6 4.5
New Mexico^ 36 18 2 0 2 0 0 0 4 0 8 0 12 33.3 22.2 11.1
New York 375 273 17 2 4 0 23 0 0 15 11 29 26 6.9 6.9 0.0
North Carolina^ 226 158 0 5 6 1 37 0 1 12 5 0 18 8.0 7.5 0.4
North Dakota^ 23 16 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3 13.0 8.7 4.3
Ohio 278 148 0 0 9 0 38 0 36 6 4 28 46 16.5 3.6 12.9
Oklahoma^ 71 33 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 13 0 14 19.7 18.3 1.4
Oregon^ 103 80 1 1 4 1 7 0 2 6 0 1 8 7.8 5.8 1.9
Palau 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Pennsylvania^ 193 109 0 0 3 0 16 0 4 3 58 0 65 33.7 31.6 2.1
Puerto Rico^ 22 19 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 4.5 0.0 4.5
Rhode Island^ 43 29 0 0 4 0 4 0 2 2 2 0 6 14.0 9.3 4.7
South Carolina 101 56 13 0 0 0 7 0 4 0 10 0 14 13.9 9.9 4.0
South Dakota 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 8 53.3 53.3 0.0
Tennessee^ 122 66 3 2 10 0 20 0 0 15 2 0 17 13.9 13.9 0.0
Texas^ 450 218 2 2 4 0 49 0 0 77 94 0 171 38.0 38.0 0.0
Utah^ 87 64 0 1 4 0 12 0 0 4 0 1 4 4.6 4.6 0.0
Vermont^ 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Virginia^ 145 67 0 1 5 0 22 0 12 1 33 4 46 31.7 23.4 8.3
Washington^ 174 135 1 2 5 2 15 0 1 4 7 2 12 6.9 6.3 0.6
West Virginia^ 14 9 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Wisconsin^ 122 68 5 0 0 0 29 0 0 6 10 4 16 13.1 13.1 0.0
Wyoming^ 17 10 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Totals 6,432 4,170 93 30 136 13 590 0 150 275 716 110 1,141 17.7 15.4 2.3

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

ᵝ Overall Percent LFU/LTD: (# Contacted but Unresponsive + # Unable to Contact + # Unknown) / # Total Hearing Loss * 100

Percent LFU/LTD: (# Unable to Contact + # Unknown) / # Total Hearing Loss * 100

§ Percent Unresponsive: # Contacted but Unresponsive / # Total Hearing Loss * 100

^ Jurisdiction reported using revised “Parents/Family Contacted but Unresponsive” definition. Refer to page 5-6 of the 2018 CDC EHDI Hearing Screening and Follow-up Survey Explanations document for explanations of “old” and “revised” Unresponsive definitions.

* Total Referrals to Part C may include non-Part C referrals.

α Data reported may be incomplete.

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