This report presents data on the Indigenous children who participated in the audiology and Child Hearing Health Coordinator (CHHC) programs delivered under the National Partnership Agreement on Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory.
During 2012-13, 1,807 audiology services were provided to 1,541 children. A total of 174 children participated in the CHHC program and presented for 181 visits. Of children who received audiology services, 72% were diagnosed with at least one type of middle ear condition and about 10% had moderate, severe or profound hearing impairment.
ISBN 978-1-74249-537-8; Cat. no. IHW 117; 48pp.; $12
Publication table of contents
- Preliminary material
- Title and verso pages
- Key findings
- Audiology services
- CHHC program
- Body section
- 1 Introduction
- Information collected
- About this report
- 2. SFNT audiology services
- 2.1 Audiology data collection
- 2.2 Audiology services provided
- 2.3 Actions required
- 2.4 Results of hearing assessment
- 2.5 Changes in hearing loss and hearing impairment over time
- 2.6 Middle ear conditions
- 2.7 Changes in middle ear conditions over time
- 3. Child Hearing Health Coordinator program
- 3.1 Children and visits
- 3.2 Types of services provided
- 3.3 Ear health of children
- End matter
- Appendix 1: Audiology and CHHC data collection forms
- Appendix 2: Data quality statement
- List of tables
- List of figures
- Related publications
Notes and corrections
The current version of the publication is presented above.
Previous versions of files that have been updated or corrected are presented below.
- (12 Mar 2014) Source notes updated.
Previous version - Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory: Hearing Health Services 2012-2013 (2.4MB PDF)
AIHW 2014. Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory: Hearing Health Services 2012-2013. Cat. no. IHW 117. Canberra: AIHW.