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2005 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Is the need of (CHILD) for medical care (If age 2 yrs or older, INCLUDE phrase: “mental health or educational services”)
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 475 372 77.2 72.2-81.5 103 22.8 18.5-27.8
GENDER
Male 284 234 82.1 76.1-86.9 50 17.9 13.1-23.9
Female 191 138 70.0 61.4-77.4 53 30.0 22.6-38.6
RACE
White 317 258 82.2 76.6-86.6 59 17.8 13.4-23.4
African American 97 69 66.0 54.0-76.3 28 34.0 23.7-46.0
Other Minorities 58 42 74.1 58.9-85.0 16 25.9 15.0-41.1
HISPANIC
Yes 37 18 42.2 24.9-61.5 19 57.8 38.5-75.1
No 436 352 78.8 73.7-83.1 84 21.2 16.9-26.3
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 91 69 79.9 68.3-88.0 22 20.1 12.0-31.7
5 through 10 158 126 80.0 71.2-86.6 32 20.0 13.4-28.8
11 through 13 94 70 72.4 60.6-81.7 24 27.6 18.3-39.4
14 through 17 132 107 74.8 63.8-83.3 25 25.2 16.7-36.2
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 43 23 60.7 42.2-76.6 20 39.3 23.4-57.8
H.S. 100 73 64.3 51.9-75.1 27 35.7 24.9-48.1
Some College 130 110 82.4 73.1-88.9 20 17.6 11.1-26.9
College Graduate 202 166 84.9 78.3-89.8 36 15.1 10.2-21.7
SCHOOL
Public 317 246 74.7 68.2-80.2 71 25.3 19.8-31.8
Private/Home 57 51 90.5 79.3-96.0 6 9.5 4.0-20.7
GRADE
Not In School 101 75 77.4 66.2-85.7 26 22.6 14.3-33.8
K-5th 172 139 81.4 73.5-87.4 33 18.6 12.6-26.5
6th-8th 98 75 68.6 55.9-79.1 23 31.4 20.9-44.1
9th-12th 100 80 76.0 63.8-85.0 20 24.0 15.0-36.2
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 23 18 90.3 76.8-96.3 5 9.7 3.7-23.2
Private 193 159 82.3 74.9-87.9 34 17.7 12.1-25.1
Health Choice 29 26 87.9 67.9-96.2 3 12.1 3.8-32.1
Medicaid 152 111 69.1 59.4-77.5 41 30.9 22.5-40.6
Other 49 41 81.8 63.8-92.0 8 18.2 8.0-36.2
No health insurance 28 16 58.2 35.2-78.2 12 41.8 21.8-64.8
CHILDREN WITH SHCN*
Yes 366 345 94.4 90.8-96.7 21 5.6 3.3- 9.2
No 49 11 20.3 10.6-35.3 38 79.7 64.7-89.4

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*SHCN=Children with Special Health Care Needs

**Asked only for children who need more medical care or mental health or educational services.

^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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