Table 1.

Results of UNHS at WHOG From July 6, 1998 to June 30, 1999 for Normal Newborns

CategorynPercentage
of
Previous
Percentage
of Total
Screened
Normal newborns
(non-NICU)
5034
Total screened501099.5
Failed stage 1a screen 1753.53.5
Received stage 1b screen 9051
Failed stage 1b screen1820
Total failed stage 11032.1
Received stage 2 screen 85831.7
Failed stage 21517.3
Diagnostic referral15100.3
Diagnostic evaluation1493.28
Confirmed hearing loss964.18
  • * Stage 1a screen—initial hearing screen.

  • Stage 1b screen—repeat hearing screen before hospital discharge of newborn.

  • Stage 2 screen—outpatient screen by trained audiologist.