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2005 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Nutrition

On a typical day, how many servings of fruit and/or vegetables does (CHILD) eat?***

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  Total
Respond.^
None 1-4 servings 5 or more servings
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,677 60 1.8 1.4- 2.5 2,499 66.9 65.0-68.7 1,118 31.3 29.5-33.1
GENDER
Male 1,882 39 2.5 1.7- 3.6 1,284 66.9 64.3-69.5 559 30.6 28.1-33.2
Female 1,795 21 1.2 0.7- 1.9 1,215 66.8 64.1-69.4 559 32.0 29.4-34.7
RACE
White 2,566 42 1.6 1.1- 2.3 1,738 67.4 65.2-69.6 786 30.9 28.8-33.1
African American 713 11 2.1 1.1- 3.9 475 64.1 59.8-68.2 227 33.8 29.9-38.0
Other Minorities 389 7 2.9 1.3- 6.4 278 70.4 64.5-75.7 104 26.7 21.7-32.4
HISPANIC
Yes 333 6 2.6 1.0- 6.5 262 77.6 71.3-82.9 65 19.8 14.9-25.8
No 3,341 54 1.8 1.3- 2.5 2,234 66.2 64.2-68.1 1,053 32.0 30.2-34.0
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 822 8 0.9 0.4- 2.1 489 59.0 54.9-63.0 325 40.1 36.1-44.2
5 through 10 1,215 17 2.0 1.2- 3.4 814 67.0 63.7-70.1 384 31.0 28.0-34.2
11 through 13 634 8 1.4 0.6- 3.3 458 70.7 66.3-74.9 168 27.8 23.8-32.3
14 through 17 1,006 27 2.8 1.8- 4.3 738 71.5 67.8-74.8 241 25.7 22.5-29.3
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 278 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8 205 66.0 58.2-73.0 70 33.1 26.1-40.9
H.S. 794 23 3.4 2.1- 5.5 537 65.3 61.1-69.2 234 31.3 27.5-35.3
Some College 963 12 1.5 0.7- 2.9 652 67.6 63.9-71.1 299 30.9 27.5-34.6
College Graduate 1,635 22 1.4 0.9- 2.3 1,098 67.3 64.5-69.9 515 31.3 28.7-34.1
SCHOOL
Public 2,459 42 2.1 1.4- 2.9 1,746 69.7 67.4-71.8 671 28.3 26.2-30.5
Private/Home 341 7 2.2 0.9- 4.9 228 66.5 60.3-72.3 106 31.3 25.7-37.5
GRADE
Not In School 213 2 1.5 0.3- 7.5 137 65.2 57.0-72.5 74 33.3 26.1-41.4
K-5th 201 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1 138 69.1 60.9-76.2 62 29.7 22.8-37.8
6th-8th 218 3 2.0 0.6- 6.0 151 69.8 62.1-76.6 64 28.2 21.7-35.8
9th-12th* 191 5 3.6 1.4- 8.8 126 63.7 55.3-71.4 60 32.7 25.3-41.1
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 248 3 1.3 0.3- 4.8 169 68.3 60.8-74.9 76 30.4 23.9-37.9
Private 1,782 30 2.0 1.3- 2.9 1,223 68.4 65.7-71.0 529 29.6 27.2-32.3
Health Choice 194 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 137 65.5 56.9-73.2 56 34.1 26.4-42.7
Medicaid 749 16 2.2 1.2- 4.0 488 61.7 57.4-65.9 245 36.0 31.9-40.4
Other 382 5 1.4 0.4- 4.4 246 67.3 61.6-72.6 131 31.3 26.2-36.9
No health insurance 290 5 2.4 0.9- 6.1 213 72.2 65.3-78.2 72 25.4 19.7-32.3

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*Includes those in college or other post high school education

***Asked only for children 1 year and older. Responses combined from questions 1a & 2 from Nutrition module: 1a. How many servings of fruit does (CHILD) eat? 2. How many servings of vegetables does (CHILD) eat?

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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