ENT-VSL-4.3 Increase the proportion of adolescents aged 12 to 19 years who have had a hearing examination in the past 5 years
About the Data
Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
Number of persons aged 12 to 19 years who have had a hearing examination in the past 5 years
Number of persons aged 12 to 19 years
Question used from the 2005-2006 NHANES:
When was the last time you had your hearing tested?
- Less than a year ago
- 1 year to 4 years ago
- 5 to 9 years ago
- Ten or more years ago
- Don't know
The numerator for this measure is estimated by all adolescents aged 12 to 19 years who responded “yes” to having had their hearing tested “less than 1 year ago” or “1 year to 4 years ago”.