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Table 2 Factors affecting follow up testinga

From: Assessing and monitoring the impact of the national newborn hearing screening program in Israel

Factor % Follow up
≤ 3 mos
% Follow up
>  3 mos
% No F/U p value for Chi Square test
Sufficient time for explanation on screening (n = 345) 80% 77% 74% p = 0.598
Screen results understood by parents (n = 353) 89% 77% 90% p = 0.030
Received results on day of testing (n = 350) 76% 68% 83% p = 0.246
Heightened level of concern over screening result (n = 392) 55% 60% 29% p = 0.001
Hospital staff scheduled f/u appointment (n = 346) 85% 71% NR unable to perform test
  1. aThe n values for each factor differed because of missing data. Probability of these outcomes was assessed using chi-square tests exhibiting the p values above