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2006 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Is the need for special therapy 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 177 119 68.7 60.0-76.2 58 31.3 23.8-40.0
GENDER
Male 114 74 65.5 54.3-75.2 40 34.5 24.8-45.7
Female 63 45 73.3 59.0-84.0 18 26.7 16.0-41.0
RACE
White 116 78 69.4 59.1-78.1 38 30.6 21.9-40.9
African American 43 30 69.0 52.0-82.1 13 31.0 17.9-48.0
Other Minorities 18 11 59.6 30.7-83.1 7 40.4 16.9-69.3
HISPANIC
Yes 17 10 44.7 20.5-71.7 7 55.3 28.3-79.5
No 160 109 69.9 61.0-77.6 51 30.1 22.4-39.0
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 46 32 70.4 52.5-83.7 14 29.6 16.3-47.5
5 through 10 81 45 58.5 45.5-70.5 36 41.5 29.5-54.5
11 through 13 23 19 86.0 63.5-95.6 4 14.0 4.4-36.5
14 through 17 27 23 88.8 70.0-96.4 4 11.2 3.6-30.0
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 15 12 88.4 61.4-97.3 3 11.6 2.7-38.6
H.S. 41 27 68.2 49.0-82.8 14 31.8 17.2-51.0
Some College 50 30 63.0 46.6-76.8 20 37.0 23.2-53.4
College Graduate 71 50 70.0 56.1-81.0 21 30.0 19.0-43.9
SCHOOL
Public 115 76 65.7 54.8-75.2 39 34.3 24.8-45.2
Private/Home 13 10 90.7 71.5-97.4 3 9.3 2.6-28.5
GRADE
Not In School 49 33 68.9 51.4-82.2 16 31.1 17.8-48.6
K-5th 63 36 58.8 44.1-72.1 27 41.2 27.9-55.9
6th-8th 22 20 95.1 79.9-99.0 2 4.9 1.0-20.1
9th-12th* 21 16 83.3 61.2-94.0 5 16.7 6.0-38.8
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 7 3 34.3 9.1-73.1 4 65.7 26.9-90.9
Private 78 51 69.3 56.3-79.7 27 30.7 20.3-43.7
Health Choice 4 2 79.6 30.4-97.2 2 20.4 2.8-69.6
Medicaid 68 54 78.2 64.4-87.8 14 21.8 12.2-35.6
Other 12 6 37.2 13.7-68.9 6 62.8 31.1-86.3
No health insurance 8 3 17.0 4.2-49.0 5 83.0 51.0-95.8
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 101 88 89.4 81.1-94.3 13 10.6 5.7-18.9
No 64 24 39.0 25.6-54.5 40 61.0 45.5-74.4

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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 or get special therapy.

^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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