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Text Description for New Cochlear Implants in 2001
|Rate per 10,000 Deaf or
Very Hard-of-Hearing Persons
|All Ages, Male and Female||51|
|Under 6 years||1,035|
|65 years and over||18|
The 2010 target line represents the goal recommended by the Hearing Health group, which was discussed and approved by the Federal Interagency Working Group for Healthy People 2010. Target for 2010 is 100 implants per 10,000 persons.
Chart created by the Health Promotion Statistics Branch, NCHS, CDC and the Epidemiology and Statistics Program, NIDCD, NIH.