This dataset contains information about percent of newborns who were screened for hearing impairment by county in Colorado 5-County Metro Area in 2011. The measure is the percent of newborns who were screened for hearing impairment before hospital discharge.
Source: Newborn Hearing Screening Program, Prevention Services Division, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
No modifications have been made to the data set from its original form from the source.
The numerator is the number of infants that underwent newborn hearing screening among all infants born to Colorado residents who gave birth in Colorado. The denominator is the number of live births to Colorado residents who gave birth in Colorado (births to Colorado residents that occurred outside the state are not included in the denominator). Data are calculated by the county of residence of the mother.