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2006 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Is this a condition that has lasted or is expected to last 12 months or longer?***

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 803 655 82.0 78.5-85.1 148 18.0 14.9-21.5
GENDER
Male 454 377 82.3 77.3-86.3 77 17.7 13.7-22.7
Female 349 278 81.7 76.4-86.0 71 18.3 14.0-23.6
RACE
White 570 476 84.3 80.3-87.6 94 15.7 12.4-19.7
African American 165 130 77.8 69.6-84.4 35 22.2 15.6-30.4
Other Minorities 67 49 78.5 66.3-87.2 18 21.5 12.8-33.7
HISPANIC
Yes 48 33 71.1 54.6-83.4 15 28.9 16.6-45.4
No 753 620 82.4 78.7-85.5 133 17.6 14.5-21.3
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 144 94 70.2 60.6-78.3 50 29.8 21.7-39.4
5 through 10 263 215 80.6 74.1-85.8 48 19.4 14.2-25.9
11 through 13 149 136 92.5 86.2-96.0 13 7.5 4.0-13.8
14 through 17 247 210 86.6 80.4-91.0 37 13.4 9.0-19.6
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 43 33 77.5 58.5-89.4 10 22.5 10.6-41.5
H.S. 157 132 84.2 75.9-90.0 25 15.8 10.0-24.1
Some College 221 180 82.3 75.3-87.7 41 17.7 12.3-24.7
College Graduate 382 310 81.4 76.0-85.8 72 18.6 14.2-24.0
SCHOOL
Public 578 494 86.3 82.6-89.3 84 13.7 10.7-17.4
Private/Home 68 57 81.0 64.9-90.7 11 19.0 9.3-35.1
GRADE
Not In School 157 104 69.6 60.4-77.5 53 30.4 22.5-39.6
K-5th 244 208 84.1 77.8-88.9 36 15.9 11.1-22.2
6th-8th 141 127 93.2 87.4-96.4 14 6.8 3.6-12.6
9th-12th* 217 184 86.1 79.3-90.9 33 13.9 9.1-20.7
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 50 38 71.7 52.3-85.5 12 28.3 14.5-47.7
Private 406 338 84.3 79.6-88.1 68 15.7 11.9-20.4
Health Choice 49 42 89.0 75.8-95.4 7 11.0 4.6-24.2
Medicaid 197 157 79.9 72.3-85.9 40 20.1 14.1-27.7
Other 56 44 75.6 57.5-87.7 12 24.4 12.3-42.5
No health insurance 39 31 79.8 58.4-91.7 8 20.2 8.3-41.6
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 598 594 99.0 96.8-99.7 4 1.0 0.3- 3.2
No 197 57 29.3 22.1-37.8 140 70.7 62.2-77.9

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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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