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2006 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Asthma

Has a doctor ever told you that (CHILD) has asthma?***

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,799 455 17.1 15.4-18.9 2,344 82.9 81.1-84.6
GENDER
Male 1,467 263 18.7 16.3-21.2 1,204 81.3 78.8-83.7
Female 1,332 192 15.5 13.2-18.0 1,140 84.5 82.0-86.8
RACE
White 1,917 291 14.8 13.0-16.8 1,626 85.2 83.2-87.0
African American 502 117 25.3 21.1-29.9 385 74.7 70.1-78.9
Other Minorities 374 47 11.3 8.0-15.8 327 88.7 84.2-92.0
HISPANIC
Yes 294 34 10.3 7.1-14.9 260 89.7 85.1-92.9
No 2,499 420 17.5 15.8-19.4 2,079 82.5 80.6-84.2
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 506 59 14.7 11.1-19.2 447 85.3 80.8-88.9
5 through 10 929 157 17.9 15.1-21.1 772 82.1 78.9-84.9
11 through 13 544 104 18.8 15.2-23.1 440 81.2 76.9-84.8
14 through 17 820 135 16.4 13.5-19.7 685 83.6 80.3-86.5
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 192 28 16.2 10.4-24.5 164 83.8 75.5-89.6
H.S. 579 102 20.4 16.5-25.0 477 79.6 75.0-83.5
Some College 710 128 20.2 16.7-24.2 582 79.8 75.8-83.3
College Graduate 1,315 197 14.2 12.1-16.6 1,118 85.8 83.4-87.9
SCHOOL
Public 2,014 351 17.5 15.6-19.6 1,663 82.5 80.4-84.4
Private/Home 236 36 15.5 10.7-21.8 200 84.5 78.2-89.3
GRADE
Not In School 549 68 16.4 12.8-20.9 481 83.6 79.1-87.2
K-5th 822 141 17.2 14.3-20.5 681 82.8 79.5-85.7
6th-8th 549 101 19.2 15.4-23.6 448 80.8 76.4-84.6
9th-12th* 709 119 15.7 12.7-19.3 590 84.3 80.7-87.3
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 175 25 10.6 6.7-16.3 150 89.4 83.7-93.3
Private 1,474 210 14.8 12.7-17.2 1,264 85.2 82.8-87.3
Health Choice 130 26 20.5 13.2-30.3 104 79.5 69.7-86.8
Medicaid 574 115 23.2 19.1-27.8 459 76.8 72.2-80.9
Other 202 38 16.2 11.3-22.7 164 83.8 77.3-88.7
No health insurance 221 39 19.4 13.7-26.8 182 80.6 73.2-86.3
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 641 224 36.1 31.7-40.8 417 63.9 59.2-68.3
No 2,092 218 11.1 9.5-12.9 1,874 88.9 87.1-90.5

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*Includes those in college or other post high school education
**SHCN=Children with Special Health Care Needs

***These data are for children 2 years old or older.

^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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