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2006 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Is (CHILD) limited or prevented in any way in {his/her} ability to do the things most children of the same age do?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,126 196 6.6 5.6- 7.8 2,930 93.4 92.2-94.4
GENDER
Male 1,645 117 7.9 6.4- 9.8 1,528 92.1 90.2-93.6
Female 1,481 79 5.2 4.0- 6.8 1,402 94.8 93.2-96.0
RACE
White 2,123 123 5.7 4.6- 7.0 2,000 94.3 93.0-95.4
African American 554 50 9.3 6.8-12.5 504 90.7 87.5-93.2
Other Minorities 441 23 6.2 3.6-10.4 418 93.8 89.6-96.4
HISPANIC
Yes 346 18 4.6 2.8- 7.6 328 95.4 92.4-97.2
No 2,774 178 6.8 5.7- 8.0 2,596 93.2 92.0-94.3
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 833 32 4.6 3.1- 6.8 801 95.4 93.2-96.9
5 through 10 928 58 7.0 5.2- 9.4 870 93.0 90.6-94.8
11 through 13 547 41 7.0 4.9- 9.8 506 93.0 90.2-95.1
14 through 17 818 65 8.5 6.4-11.2 753 91.5 88.8-93.6
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 217 19 9.4 5.5-15.7 198 90.6 84.3-94.5
H.S. 639 50 8.7 6.2-11.9 589 91.3 88.1-93.8
Some College 771 56 8.1 6.0-10.8 715 91.9 89.2-94.0
College Graduate 1,494 71 4.7 3.6- 6.2 1,423 95.3 93.8-96.4
SCHOOL
Public 2,014 138 7.1 5.8- 8.6 1,876 92.9 91.4-94.2
Private/Home 236 20 9.8 5.8-15.9 216 90.2 84.1-94.2
GRADE
Not In School 876 38 4.9 3.4- 7.0 838 95.1 93.0-96.6
K-5th 820 56 7.9 5.8-10.5 764 92.1 89.5-94.2
6th-8th 552 45 7.6 5.4-10.5 507 92.4 89.5-94.6
9th-12th* 707 48 7.2 5.1-10.0 659 92.8 90.0-94.9
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 190 5 3.0 0.9- 9.2 185 97.0 90.8-99.1
Private 1,619 81 4.5 3.5- 5.8 1,538 95.5 94.2-96.5
Health Choice 136 6 7.1 2.7-17.3 130 92.9 82.7-97.3
Medicaid 693 73 12.8 9.9-16.3 620 87.2 83.7-90.1
Other 230 13 4.2 2.3- 7.6 217 95.8 92.4-97.7
No health insurance 233 18 6.9 4.0-11.7 215 93.1 88.3-96.0
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 672 146 22.7 19.0-26.8 526 77.3 73.2-81.0
No 2,379 41 2.0 1.4- 2.8 2,338 98.0 97.2-98.6

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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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