TABLE 4

Percentage of Respondents Who Indicated That Specific Conditions Would Put a Child at Risk for Late-Onset SNHL

Condition% of Responses From Pediatricians% of Responses From Family Practice% of Responses From Total Group
Meningitisa99.0b97.098.6
>48-h NICU staya48.058.0b51.5
History of CMVa88.0b78.084.7
Congenital syphilisa64.071.0b67.0
Family history of childhood hearing lossa94.090.492.8
Mother >40 at delivery13.5b24.617.5
Congenital heart defects20.023.022.2
Frequent colds18.0b33.023.0
Hypotonia26.030.028.8
  • CMV indicates cytomegalovirus.

  • a Correct response.

  • b P < .01 for pair-wise comparisons of pediatricians and family practice.