Submitted for Publication: May 26, 2011; final revision received August 8, 2011; accepted September 8, 2011.
Author Contributions: Dr Hoover-Fong had full access to all the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Tunkel, Kerbavaz, and Hoover-Fong. Acquisition of data: Tunkel, Kerbavaz, Smith, and Rose-Hardison. Analysis and interpretation of data: Tunkel, Kerbavaz, Smith, Alade, and Hoover-Fong. Drafting of the manuscript: Tunkel, Alade, and Hoover-Fong. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Tunkel, Kerbavaz, Smith, Rose-Hardison, Alade, and Hoover-Fong. Statistical analysis: Tunkel, Kerbavaz, Alade, and Hoover-Fong. Obtained funding: Hoover-Fong. Administrative, technical, and material support: Tunkel, Kerbavaz, Rose-Hardison, and Hoover-Fong. Study supervision: Tunkel and Kerbavaz.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.
Previous Presentation: This article was presented at the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology meeting; April 28-31, 2011; Chicago, Illinois.
Additional Contributions: The Alan and Kathryn Greenberg Center for Skeletal Dysplasias at Johns Hopkins supported this research, and the executive committee of Little People of America Inc approved and facilitated the hearing screening project at their convention.