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2006 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 351 296 84.9 79.9-88.9 55 15.1 11.1-20.1
GENDER
Male 198 172 85.4 78.4-90.5 26 14.6 9.5-21.6
Female 153 124 84.3 76.3-89.9 29 15.7 10.1-23.7
RACE
White 256 225 87.6 82.0-91.6 31 12.4 8.4-18.0
African American 59 48 81.9 67.6-90.7 11 18.1 9.3-32.4
Other Minorities 36 23 67.9 47.4-83.2 13 32.1 16.8-52.6
HISPANIC
Yes 26 17 56.0 32.5-77.1 9 44.0 22.9-67.5
No 325 279 86.1 81.1-90.0 46 13.9 10.0-18.9
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 65 55 89.4 80.0-94.7 10 10.6 5.3-20.0
5 through 10 110 92 82.1 71.9-89.1 18 17.9 10.9-28.1
11 through 13 76 64 82.6 68.9-91.1 12 17.4 8.9-31.1
14 through 17 100 85 87.9 79.8-93.0 15 12.1 7.0-20.2
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 23 18 81.0 55.9-93.5 5 19.0 6.5-44.1
H.S. 68 57 88.5 78.3-94.3 11 11.5 5.7-21.7
Some College 105 85 82.8 72.9-89.6 20 17.2 10.4-27.1
College Graduate 155 136 85.3 76.5-91.2 19 14.7 8.8-23.5
SCHOOL
Public 249 209 83.3 76.7-88.3 40 16.7 11.7-23.3
Private/Home 26 24 94.4 79.2-98.7 2 5.6 1.3-20.8
GRADE
Not In School 76 63 86.7 76.9-92.7 13 13.3 7.3-23.1
K-5th 106 88 81.9 71.3-89.1 18 18.1 10.9-28.7
6th-8th 80 66 81.8 68.4-90.4 14 18.2 9.6-31.6
9th-12th* 72 63 89.9 80.1-95.1 9 10.1 4.9-19.9
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 18 15 86.6 63.9-96.0 3 13.4 4.0-36.1
Private 154 139 90.8 84.4-94.8 15 9.2 5.2-15.6
Health Choice 19 14 74.5 44.5-91.4 5 25.5 8.6-55.5
Medicaid 102 81 82.1 71.9-89.1 21 17.9 10.9-28.1
Other 29 26 93.1 79.5-97.9 3 6.9 2.1-20.5
No health insurance 29 21 66.8 43.3-84.1 8 33.2 15.9-56.7
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 291 281 96.1 92.3-98.1 10 3.9 1.9- 7.7
No 46 12 24.1 12.2-42.1 34 75.9 57.9-87.8

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*Includes those in college or other post high school education
**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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