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2006 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Does (CHILD) currently need or use medicine prescribed by a doctor, other than vitamins?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,135 835 26.4 24.5-28.3 2,300 73.6 71.7-75.5
GENDER
Male 1,648 471 28.6 26.0-31.3 1,177 71.4 68.7-74.0
Female 1,487 364 24.0 21.5-26.8 1,123 76.0 73.2-78.5
RACE
White 2,129 590 25.6 23.4-27.8 1,539 74.4 72.2-76.6
African American 555 172 31.6 27.3-36.2 383 68.4 63.8-72.7
Other Minorities 443 72 18.3 14.0-23.6 371 81.7 76.4-86.0
HISPANIC
Yes 347 49 13.9 10.0-18.9 298 86.1 81.1-90.0
No 2,782 784 27.3 25.3-29.3 1,998 72.7 70.7-74.7
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 836 157 20.3 17.1-23.9 679 79.7 76.1-82.9
5 through 10 932 272 29.0 25.7-32.6 660 71.0 67.4-74.3
11 through 13 547 152 26.5 22.3-31.2 395 73.5 68.8-77.7
14 through 17 820 254 30.2 26.5-34.2 566 69.8 65.8-73.5
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 218 48 25.3 18.5-33.4 170 74.7 66.6-81.5
H.S. 641 163 26.3 22.3-30.7 478 73.7 69.3-77.7
Some College 774 227 29.8 26.0-33.9 547 70.2 66.1-74.0
College Graduate 1,497 397 24.8 22.3-27.5 1,100 75.2 72.5-77.7
SCHOOL
Public 2,020 596 28.5 26.1-30.9 1,424 71.5 69.1-73.9
Private/Home 236 69 30.6 23.7-38.5 167 69.4 61.5-76.3
GRADE
Not In School 879 170 20.9 17.7-24.4 709 79.1 75.6-82.3
K-5th 824 252 30.2 26.6-34.0 572 69.8 66.0-73.4
6th-8th 552 145 25.2 21.0-29.8 407 74.8 70.2-79.0
9th-12th* 709 222 30.4 26.3-34.7 487 69.6 65.3-73.7
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 191 51 24.1 17.6-32.0 140 75.9 68.0-82.4
Private 1,622 423 24.5 22.1-27.0 1,199 75.5 73.0-77.9
Health Choice 136 50 40.5 30.9-51.0 86 59.5 49.0-69.1
Medicaid 697 208 32.3 28.1-36.8 489 67.7 63.2-71.9
Other 230 57 23.5 17.6-30.7 173 76.5 69.3-82.4
No health insurance 234 40 16.4 11.4-23.1 194 83.6 76.9-88.6
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 675 599 88.7 85.5-91.2 76 11.3 8.8-14.5
No 2,382 197 7.9 6.6- 9.3 2,185 92.1 90.7-93.4

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

^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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