|Costs of the hearing screening test, subsequent tests and diagnosis|
|Name||OAE (in %)||AABR (in %)||Both, OAE and AABR (in %)||Mean||Comment|
aCosts of the initial two-stage hearing screening test performed in hospital; bCosts of 2nd test performed by office-based ENT physicians; cCosts of 3rd test performed by office-based ENT physicians; dCosts of confirmatory diagnostic testing performed by pediatric audiologists; e1st stage; f2nd stage; gCosts of OAE are included in costs of AABR; AABR: automated auditory brainstem response, ENT: ear, nose, and throat, MEM: middle ear muscle, OAE: otoacoustic emissions, PA: pediatric audiologist.
Langer et al.
Langer et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:418 doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-418