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Table 2 Distribution of facilities with diagnostic equipment for hearing loss by administrative region

From: Approach and solutions to congenital hearing impairment in Cameroon: perspective of hearing professionals

Region ENTWS OM OAE ABR BA PTA + T CT MRI GT UNS
  N = 19 N = 10 N = 8 N = 9 N = 1 N = 18 N = 15 N = 4 N = 0 N = 6
Adamawa 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Center 11 5 5 5 0 9 7 1 0 4
East 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Far North 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Littoral 4 3 2 2 1 3 3 2 0 2
North 3 0 1 2 0 3 1 0 0 0
NW 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
South 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
SW 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
West 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
  1. ABR auditory-evoked brainstem response, BA behavioral audiometry, CT computerized tomography scan, ENTWS ear–nose–throat workstation, GT genetic testing, MRI magnetic resonance imaging, NW North-West, OAE otoacoustic emissions, OM operating microscope, PTA + T pure tone audiometry with tympanometry, SW South-West, UNS universal neonatal hearing screening