TABLE 1.

Comparison of Demographic Characteristics Among Children Who Had Symptomatic Congenital CMV Infection and Developed Hearing Loss and Those With Normal Hearing

CharacteristicChildren With Hearing Loss (%)Children With Normal Hearing (%)OR (95% CI)
Race
 Black34 (39)44 (47)0.70 (0.4–1.3)
 White53 (61)49 (53)
Gender
 Female39 (45)42 (45)1.0 (0.5–1.9)
 Male48 (55)51 (55)
Referral status
 Referred64 (74)53 (57)2.1 (1.1–4.2)
 Screened23 (26)40 (43)
Insurance status
 Private44 (51)30 (32)2.1 (1.1–4.1)
 Medicaid or none43 (49)63 (68)
Marital status
 Married55 (63)43 (47)1.9 (1.0–3.7)
 Single32 (37)48 (53)