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2005 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Is the need of (CHILD) for prescription medicine because of ANY medical, behavioral, or other health condition?**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 954 787 82.3 79.1-85.1 167 17.7 14.9-20.9
GENDER
Male 549 456 82.7 78.4-86.2 93 17.3 13.8-21.6
Female 405 331 81.8 76.6-86.1 74 18.2 13.9-23.4
RACE
White 703 583 84.0 80.5-87.0 120 16.0 13.0-19.5
African American 175 141 78.0 69.6-84.7 34 22.0 15.3-30.4
Other Minorities 73 60 79.0 64.1-88.8 13 21.0 11.2-35.9
HISPANIC
Yes 45 34 65.8 45.1-81.9 11 34.2 18.1-54.9
No 909 753 82.9 79.7-85.7 156 17.1 14.3-20.3
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 194 155 81.8 74.4-87.4 39 18.2 12.6-25.6
5 through 10 288 240 83.4 77.6-88.0 48 16.6 12.0-22.4
11 through 13 182 151 79.1 70.3-85.8 31 20.9 14.2-29.7
14 through 17 290 241 83.9 78.0-88.5 49 16.1 11.5-22.0
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 51 39 70.1 51.9-83.6 12 29.9 16.4-48.1
H.S. 198 161 80.7 73.1-86.5 37 19.3 13.5-26.9
Some College 279 231 83.1 77.2-87.8 48 16.9 12.2-22.8
College Graduate 426 356 84.4 79.6-88.2 70 15.6 11.8-20.4
SCHOOL
Public 663 549 82.0 78.0-85.4 114 18.0 14.6-22.0
Private/Home 85 73 85.7 73.4-92.8 12 14.3 7.2-26.6
GRADE
Not In School 202 162 82.1 74.9-87.5 40 17.9 12.5-25.1
K-5th 315 261 82.2 76.4-86.7 54 17.8 13.3-23.6
6th-8th 182 156 82.0 73.2-88.3 26 18.0 11.7-26.8
9th-12th 251 204 82.9 76.5-87.9 47 17.1 12.1-23.5
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 61 48 81.4 64.9-91.2 13 18.6 8.8-35.1
Private 451 373 83.6 79.0-87.3 78 16.4 12.7-21.0
Health Choice 63 54 85.5 71.0-93.4 9 14.5 6.6-29.0
Medicaid 240 201 81.2 74.2-86.6 39 18.8 13.4-25.8
Other 98 77 78.7 67.1-86.9 21 21.3 13.1-32.9
No health insurance 39 32 79.4 57.5-91.7 7 20.6 8.3-42.5
CHILDREN WITH SHCN*
Yes 622 611 97.9 95.8-99.0 11 2.1 1.0- 4.2
No 268 125 46.5 39.4-53.8 143 53.5 46.2-60.6

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*SHCN=Children with Special Health Care Needs

**Asked only for children who need prescription medicine.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. 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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