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Table 4 Comparison of tele and in-person ABR diagnostic follow up

From: Implementation and evaluation of a rural community-based pediatric hearing screening program integrating in-person and tele-diagnostic auditory brainstem response (ABR)

Age 1st screen Refer in 1st screen 2nd screen Missed 2nd screen Refer in 2nd screen No. of Tele-ABR No. of Hearing loss
Group A villages (Tele- diagnostic follow up)
 0–3 m 390 13 9 4 1 1 1
 4–6 m 130 7 5 2 1 1 0
 7 m-1 yr 167 11 10 1 3 3 1
 > 1–2 yr 231 12 11 1 3 3 0
 > 2–3 yr 211 19 19 0 3 2 1
 > 3–4 yr 159 15 15 0 3 2 1
 > 4 -5 yr 47 10 8 2 6 5 1
Total 1335 87 77 10 20 17 5
Group B villages (In-person diagnostic follow up)
 0–3 m 538 6 4 2 0 0 0
 4–6 m 96 3 3 0 0 0 0
 7 m-1 yr 193 3 3 0 0 0 0
 > 1–2 yr 247 7 7 0 0 0 0
 > 2–3 yr 192 11 11 0 1 0 0
 > 3–4 yr 149 10 10 0 2 2 2
 > 4 -5 yr 65 2 2 0 1 1 1
Total 1480 42 40 2 4 3 3