1Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
2National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
3Center for Childhood Communication, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
4Department of Audiology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
5Division of Otolaryngology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
6These authors are cosenior authors.
Received July 10, 2020; accepted October 23, 2021; published online ahead of print November 30, 2021
Funded, in part, by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Grant Number 1R24DC012207 (PI: EBC, Co-I: LJH).
Portions of this work were presented at the 2018 Annual Scientific and Technology Conference of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, Arizona, and at the 2019 Frontiers in Hearing Conference, Estes Park, Colorado.
J.M.R. and L.J.H. wrote the article. J.M.R. performed data analysis and data quality assessment and served as a subject matter expert in audiological clinical practices; J.L. created data entry databases, coordinated the Vanderbilt data entry for AudGenDB, completed data analyses that underlie the definitions used in the present study, and provided critical review of the article; F.S. served as a subject matter expert in audiological clinical practices and provided critical review of the article; E.B.C. directed the development of AudGenDB, provided scientific direction, performed data analysis and quality assessment, served as the subject matter expert in data informatics, and made critical revisions to the article; and L.J.H. developed the scientific focus of AudGenDB on progressive hearing loss, directed all work at the Vanderbilt site, participated in data analysis and data quality assessment, and served as a subject matter expert in hearing loss research.
The authors have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
E. Bryan Crenshaw III is currently at Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.
Address for correspondence: Jordan M. Racca, The Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center, 1215 21st Avenue South, Medical Center East—South Tower, Nashville, TN 37232, USA. E-mail: [email protected]