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Data and Statistics

Data and Statistics

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2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

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2010

Below is a summary of statistics for infants born in Virginia between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2010.

  • Number of Live Births:  101,202
  • Percent of Infants Screened Before 1 Month of Age: 98.2%
  • Percent of infants who did not pass the screening: 2.8%
  • Percent of infants who received follow-up: 79%
  • Percent of infants who passed screening, but at-risk for progressive or delayed-onset hearing loss: 4%
  • Number of children, born in 2009, who have been identified with hearing loss: 186
  • Average age at diagnosis: 10.5 Mo
  • Median age at diagnosis*: 6.9 Mo
  • Minimum age at diagnosis: 0.6 Mo
  • Maximum age at diagnosis: 35.4 Mo

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2009

Below is a summary of statistics for infants born in Virginia between January 1, 2009 and December 31, 2009.

  • Number of Live Births:  103,061
  • Percent of Infants Screened Before 1 Month of Age: 85.3%
  • Percent of infants who did not pass the screening: 2.8%
  • Percent of infants who received follow-up: 75%
  • Percent of infants who passed screening, but at-risk for progressive or delayed-onset hearing loss: 1.4%
  • Number of children, born in 2008, who have been identified with hearing loss: 183
  • Average age at diagnosis: 11.6 Mo
  • Median age at diagnosis*: 7 Mo
  • Minimum age at diagnosis: 0.7 Mo
  • Maximum age at diagnosis: 42.6 Mo

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2008

Below is a summary of statistics for infants born in Virginia between January 1, 2008 and December 31, 2008.

  • Number of Live Births:  104,990
  • Percent of Infants Screened Before 1 Month of Age: 93.1%
  • Percent of infants who did not pass the screening: 2.9%
  • Percent of infants who received follow-up: 78%
  • Percent of infants who passed screening, but at-risk for progressive or delayed-onset hearing loss: 1%
  • Number of children, born in 2007, who have been identified with hearing loss: 192
  • Average age at diagnosis: 11.5 Mo
  • Median age at diagnosis*: 5 Mo
  • Minimum age at diagnosis: 0.2 Mo
  • Maximum age at diagnosis: 55.8 Mo

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2007

Below is a summary of statistics for infants born in Virginia between January 1, 2007 and December 31, 2007.

  • Number of Live Births: 107,261
  • Percent of Infants Screened Before 1 Month of Age: 98.5%
  • Percent of infants who did not pass the screening: 2.7%
  • Percent of infants who received follow-up: 87.0%
  • Percent of infants who passed screening, but at-risk for progressive or delayed-onset hearing loss: 1.7%
  • Number of children, born in 2006, who have been identified with hearing loss: 125
  • Average age at diagnosis: 4.7 months
  • Median age at diagnosis*: 3.2 months
  • Minimum age at diagnosis: 0.4 months
  • Maximum age at diagnosis: 22.3 months

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2006

Below is a summary of statistics for infants born in Virginia between January 1, 2006 and December 31, 2006.

  • Number of Live Births: 105,890
  • Percent of Infants Screened Before 1 Month of Age: 97.5%
  • Percent of infants who did not pass the screening: 2.8%
  • Percent of infants who received follow-up: 87.6%
  • Percent of infants who passed screening, but at-risk for progressive or delayed-onset hearing loss: 1.6%
  • Number of children, born in 2006, who have been identified with hearing loss: 111
  • Average age at diagnosis: 3.8 months
  • Median age at diagnosis*: 2.8 months
  • Minimum age at diagnosis: 0.07 months
  • Maximum age at diagnosis: 16.1 months
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2005

Below is a summary of statistics for infants born in Virginia between January 1, 2005 and December 31, 2005.

  • Number of Live Births: 102,247
  • Percent of Infants Screened Before 1 Month of Age: 98.4%
  • Percent of infants who did not pass the screening: 3.1%
  • Percent of infants who received follow-up: 83.1%
  • Percent of infants who passed screening, but at-risk for progressive or delayed-onset hearing loss: 1.9%
  • Number of children, born in 2005, who have been identified with hearing loss: 107
  • Average age at diagnosis: 5.2 months
  • Median age at diagnosis*: 3.8 months
  • Minimum age at diagnosis: 0.7 months
  • Maximum age at diagnosis: 15.5 months

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2004

Below is a summary of statistics for infants born in Virginia between January 1, 2004 and December 31, 2004.

  • Number of Live Births: 101,748
  • Percent of Infants Screened Before 1 Month of Age: 98.1%
  • Percent of infants who did not pass the screening: 3.0%
  • Percent of infants who received follow-up: 80.3%
  • Percent of infants who passed screening, but at-risk for progressive or delayed-onset hearing loss: 1.9%
  • Number of children, born in 2004, who have been identified with hearing loss: 84
  • Average age at diagnosis: 4.5 months
  • Median age at diagnosis*: 3.9 months
  • Minimum age at diagnosis: 0.03 months
  • Maximum age at diagnosis: 15.3 months

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*Median age is defined as the age at which half of all cases reported were older and half were younger.

    If you would like more specific or individualized data information, please contact the Surveillance and Evaluation Coordinator at Ashleigh.Howard@vdh.virginia.gov or (804) 864-7716.
 

Last Updated: 08-17-2012

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