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2006 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Does (CHILD) need or get special therapy, such as physical, occupational, or speech therapy?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,132 180 6.7 5.6- 7.9 2,952 93.3 92.1-94.4
GENDER
Male 1,647 116 7.7 6.2- 9.5 1,531 92.3 90.5-93.8
Female 1,485 64 5.5 4.2- 7.3 1,421 94.5 92.7-95.8
RACE
White 2,128 119 5.7 4.6- 7.0 2,009 94.3 93.0-95.4
African American 555 43 10.2 7.4-13.8 512 89.8 86.2-92.6
Other Minorities 441 18 4.2 2.4- 7.2 423 95.8 92.8-97.6
HISPANIC
Yes 345 17 5.0 2.8- 8.8 328 95.0 91.2-97.2
No 2,781 163 6.8 5.7- 8.1 2,618 93.2 91.9-94.3
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 836 47 6.9 4.9- 9.6 789 93.1 90.4-95.1
5 through 10 930 82 9.6 7.5-12.2 848 90.4 87.8-92.5
11 through 13 547 24 4.2 2.6- 6.6 523 95.8 93.4-97.4
14 through 17 819 27 3.8 2.5- 5.9 792 96.2 94.1-97.5
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 217 15 7.0 3.5-13.3 202 93.0 86.7-96.5
H.S. 641 42 8.5 5.9-12.0 599 91.5 88.0-94.1
Some College 773 51 7.6 5.6-10.3 722 92.4 89.7-94.4
College Graduate 1,496 72 5.4 4.1- 7.0 1,424 94.6 93.0-95.9
SCHOOL
Public 2,017 117 6.6 5.4- 8.2 1,900 93.4 91.8-94.6
Private/Home 236 13 6.7 3.5-12.3 223 93.3 87.7-96.5
GRADE
Not In School 879 50 6.7 4.8- 9.3 829 93.3 90.7-95.2
K-5th 822 65 8.8 6.7-11.6 757 91.2 88.4-93.3
6th-8th 551 22 3.7 2.3- 6.1 529 96.3 93.9-97.7
9th-12th* 709 21 3.5 2.2- 5.7 688 96.5 94.3-97.8
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 191 7 3.5 1.5- 7.9 184 96.5 92.1-98.5
Private 1,621 80 5.1 4.0- 6.6 1,541 94.9 93.4-96.0
Health Choice 136 4 3.1 0.8-11.1 132 96.9 88.9-99.2
Medicaid 696 69 12.7 9.8-16.4 627 87.3 83.6-90.2
Other 230 12 5.4 2.7-10.4 218 94.6 89.6-97.3
No health insurance 233 8 3.8 1.6- 8.8 225 96.2 91.2-98.4
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 674 102 17.2 13.9-21.0 572 82.8 79.0-86.1
No 2,381 64 3.3 2.5- 4.4 2,317 96.7 95.6-97.5

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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 are limited or prevented in any way.

^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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