Table 1 Incidence of congenital sensorineural hearing loss in the general population
StudyPopulationHearing loss (%)
Mehl & Thomson,12 2002Colorado0.11
Russ et al,13 2002Victoria, Australia0.11–0.12
Prieve et al,14 2000New York0.19
Watkin & Baldwin,15 1999UK0.18
Wessex Universal Neonatal Hearing Screening Trial Group16UK0.9
Maki-Torkko et al,17 1998Finland0.12
Van Naarden et al,18 1999Georgia0.11