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2006 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 2,887 69 2.1 1.6- 2.8 1,869 63.5 61.3-65.6 949 34.5 32.4-36.6
GENDER
Male 1,520 40 2.3 1.6- 3.3 1,006 64.0 60.9-66.9 474 33.7 30.9-36.8
Female 1,367 29 1.9 1.2- 2.9 863 62.9 59.8-65.9 475 35.2 32.2-38.3
RACE
White 2,013 46 2.2 1.6- 3.1 1,293 63.1 60.6-65.6 674 34.7 32.2-37.2
African American 507 10 1.6 0.8- 3.2 312 61.6 56.6-66.3 185 36.8 32.1-41.8
Other Minorities 360 13 2.4 1.3- 4.4 257 71.1 64.8-76.6 90 26.5 21.1-32.8
HISPANIC
Yes 274 11 3.1 1.6- 5.9 204 75.1 68.3-80.8 59 21.8 16.3-28.5
No 2,607 57 2.0 1.5- 2.7 1,661 62.8 60.5-65.0 889 35.2 33.1-37.5
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 661 7 1.0 0.4- 2.4 399 62.9 58.5-67.1 255 36.1 32.0-40.5
5 through 10 914 13 1.4 0.8- 2.6 572 59.9 56.0-63.6 329 38.7 35.0-42.6
11 through 13 533 20 3.8 2.3- 6.4 340 61.5 56.3-66.4 173 34.7 29.9-39.8
14 through 17 779 29 2.9 1.9- 4.4 558 71.6 67.6-75.4 192 25.5 21.8-29.5
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 183 8 3.2 1.2- 8.5 129 70.0 61.1-77.7 46 26.8 19.5-35.6
H.S. 580 25 4.0 2.6- 6.3 374 63.0 58.1-67.7 181 32.9 28.4-37.8
Some College 728 17 1.9 1.0- 3.4 469 62.6 58.2-66.8 242 35.5 31.4-39.9
College Graduate 1,394 19 1.3 0.7- 2.1 895 63.3 60.2-66.3 480 35.4 32.5-38.5
SCHOOL
Public 1,953 55 2.4 1.7- 3.3 1,288 63.3 60.6-65.9 610 34.3 31.7-36.9
Private/Home 236 5 1.7 0.6- 4.9 159 68.1 60.4-75.0 72 30.2 23.4-37.9
GRADE
Not In School 698 9 1.3 0.6- 2.8 422 62.3 58.0-66.5 267 36.3 32.2-40.6
K-5th 807 14 1.8 1.0- 3.3 509 60.3 56.2-64.3 284 37.9 33.9-42.0
6th-8th 538 24 3.6 2.2- 5.8 343 62.0 56.8-66.9 171 34.5 29.6-39.6
9th-12th* 679 21 2.7 1.6- 4.4 492 72.1 67.8-76.2 166 25.2 21.3-29.5
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 185 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5 126 68.7 60.2-76.2 57 30.4 23.0-38.9
Private 1,526 31 2.0 1.3- 3.1 990 62.6 59.6-65.5 505 35.4 32.5-38.4
Health Choice 128 3 2.3 0.6- 7.7 88 64.8 54.1-74.2 37 32.9 23.7-43.7
Medicaid 608 16 2.4 1.3- 4.3 370 60.8 56.0-65.4 222 36.8 32.3-41.6
Other 209 4 1.1 0.4- 3.2 135 66.3 58.0-73.7 70 32.6 25.3-40.9
No health insurance 209 11 2.9 1.5- 5.7 154 75.1 67.3-81.5 44 22.0 15.8-29.7

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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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