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2005 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Is this a condition that has lasted or is expected to last for at least 12 months?**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 445 398 90.2 86.5-93.0 47 9.8 7.0-13.5
GENDER
Male 268 245 93.4 89.4-96.0 23 6.6 4.0-10.6
Female 177 153 85.6 78.1-90.8 24 14.4 9.2-21.9
RACE
White 298 278 94.6 91.2-96.8 20 5.4 3.2- 8.8
African American 90 73 81.1 69.8-88.8 17 18.9 11.2-30.2
Other Minorities 54 44 84.3 70.7-92.3 10 15.7 7.7-29.3
HISPANIC
Yes 34 23 77.5 60.4-88.7 11 22.5 11.3-39.6
No 409 373 90.8 86.9-93.6 36 9.2 6.4-13.1
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 81 65 86.6 77.1-92.6 16 13.4 7.4-22.9
5 through 10 151 135 90.5 83.5-94.7 16 9.5 5.3-16.5
11 through 13 89 85 95.6 87.6-98.5 4 4.4 1.5-12.4
14 through 17 124 113 88.2 78.3-94.0 11 11.8 6.0-21.7
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 38 30 89.7 78.0-95.5 8 10.3 4.5-22.0
H.S. 93 84 86.8 75.3-93.4 9 13.2 6.6-24.7
Some College 119 112 94.3 87.5-97.5 7 5.7 2.5-12.5
College Graduate 195 172 89.4 83.2-93.5 23 10.6 6.5-16.8
SCHOOL
Public 299 271 89.7 84.6-93.3 28 10.3 6.7-15.4
Private/Home 55 53 97.9 91.9-99.5 2 2.1 0.5- 8.1
GRADE
Not In School 91 74 87.2 78.3-92.8 17 12.8 7.2-21.7
K-5th 163 149 92.0 85.7-95.7 14 8.0 4.3-14.3
6th-8th 93 89 95.1 86.4-98.3 4 4.9 1.7-13.6
9th-12th 94 83 85.2 73.2-92.4 11 14.8 7.6-26.8
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 22 19 93.9 81.1-98.2 3 6.1 1.8-18.9
Private 187 168 91.0 85.0-94.7 19 9.0 5.3-15.0
Health Choice 28 27 95.6 74.4-99.4 1 4.4 0.6-25.6
Medicaid 135 122 90.2 82.7-94.7 13 9.8 5.3-17.3
Other 48 42 84.7 65.6-94.2 6 15.3 5.8-34.4
No health insurance 24 19 81.2 57.8-93.2 5 18.8 6.8-42.2
CHILDREN WITH SHCN*
Yes 362 356 98.7 96.7-99.5 6 1.3 0.5- 3.3
No 52 41 81.1 66.8-90.2 11 18.9 9.8-33.2

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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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