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2006 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Is the need of (CHILD) for prescription medicine 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 830 726 88.4 85.5-90.8 104 11.6 9.2-14.5
GENDER
Male 470 417 90.2 86.5-92.9 53 9.8 7.1-13.5
Female 360 309 86.2 81.3-90.0 51 13.8 10.0-18.7
RACE
White 585 520 90.3 87.2-92.7 65 9.7 7.3-12.8
African American 172 141 83.5 76.2-88.9 31 16.5 11.1-23.8
Other Minorities 72 65 93.1 85.4-96.9 7 6.9 3.1-14.6
HISPANIC
Yes 49 41 85.4 71.8-93.0 8 14.6 7.0-28.2
No 779 683 88.5 85.5-90.9 96 11.5 9.1-14.5
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 156 127 83.8 75.8-89.6 29 16.2 10.4-24.2
5 through 10 271 243 91.3 86.8-94.4 28 8.7 5.6-13.2
11 through 13 151 137 89.5 81.4-94.3 14 10.5 5.7-18.6
14 through 17 252 219 87.4 81.3-91.7 33 12.6 8.3-18.7
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 47 42 88.7 73.1-95.8 5 11.3 4.2-26.9
H.S. 162 138 84.5 76.1-90.3 24 15.5 9.7-23.9
Some College 227 206 93.0 88.1-96.0 21 7.0 4.0-11.9
College Graduate 394 340 87.3 82.8-90.7 54 12.7 9.3-17.2
SCHOOL
Public 593 527 89.3 85.9-91.9 66 10.7 8.1-14.1
Private/Home 69 61 93.2 84.1-97.3 8 6.8 2.7-15.9
GRADE
Not In School 168 138 84.1 76.4-89.6 30 15.9 10.4-23.6
K-5th 251 229 91.8 86.9-95.0 22 8.2 5.0-13.1
6th-8th 145 132 90.7 82.9-95.1 13 9.3 4.9-17.1
9th-12th* 221 190 86.5 79.7-91.3 31 13.5 8.7-20.3
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 51 45 84.0 65.6-93.5 6 16.0 6.5-34.4
Private 420 372 90.5 86.9-93.2 48 9.5 6.8-13.1
Health Choice 50 43 84.0 67.2-93.1 7 16.0 6.9-32.8
Medicaid 207 178 85.7 78.8-90.6 29 14.3 9.4-21.2
Other 56 47 89.0 77.5-95.0 9 11.0 5.0-22.5
No health insurance 40 36 95.8 88.3-98.5 4 4.2 1.5-11.7
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 599 597 99.4 97.7-99.9 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3
No 196 101 54.9 46.3-63.3 95 45.1 36.7-53.7

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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 prescription medicine.

^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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