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2006 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Does (CHILD) have any kind of emotional, developmental, or behavioral problem for which {he/she} needs treatment or counseling?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,127 240 7.7 6.6- 8.9 2,887 92.3 91.1-93.4
GENDER
Male 1,641 160 10.3 8.6-12.2 1,481 89.7 87.8-91.4
Female 1,486 80 5.0 3.8- 6.5 1,406 95.0 93.5-96.2
RACE
White 2,123 174 8.0 6.7- 9.5 1,949 92.0 90.5-93.3
African American 554 47 8.6 6.3-11.8 507 91.4 88.2-93.7
Other Minorities 442 19 3.3 1.9- 5.5 423 96.7 94.5-98.1
HISPANIC
Yes 345 14 3.4 1.8- 6.4 331 96.6 93.6-98.2
No 2,776 226 8.0 6.9- 9.3 2,550 92.0 90.7-93.1
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 834 18 2.0 1.1- 3.7 816 98.0 96.3-98.9
5 through 10 931 77 8.4 6.5-10.9 854 91.6 89.1-93.5
11 through 13 546 59 11.2 8.3-15.0 487 88.8 85.0-91.7
14 through 17 816 86 11.3 8.9-14.2 730 88.7 85.8-91.1
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 217 24 12.2 7.3-19.7 193 87.8 80.3-92.7
H.S. 639 59 9.7 7.2-13.0 580 90.3 87.0-92.8
Some College 771 76 9.7 7.5-12.4 695 90.3 87.6-92.5
College Graduate 1,495 81 5.4 4.1- 7.0 1,414 94.6 93.0-95.9
SCHOOL
Public 2,014 200 10.3 8.8-12.1 1,814 89.7 87.9-91.2
Private/Home 236 15 6.3 3.4-11.3 221 93.7 88.7-96.6
GRADE
Not In School 877 25 2.6 1.6- 4.2 852 97.4 95.8-98.4
K-5th 822 72 8.6 6.6-11.2 750 91.4 88.8-93.4
6th-8th 552 57 11.0 8.1-14.8 495 89.0 85.2-91.9
9th-12th* 705 69 10.3 7.8-13.4 636 89.7 86.6-92.2
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 191 10 5.0 2.4-10.1 181 95.0 89.9-97.6
Private 1,620 89 5.7 4.5- 7.3 1,531 94.3 92.7-95.5
Health Choice 135 14 9.4 5.2-16.5 121 90.6 83.5-94.8
Medicaid 694 97 13.6 10.8-17.1 597 86.4 82.9-89.2
Other 230 13 3.9 2.1- 7.1 217 96.1 92.9-97.9
No health insurance 232 17 7.7 4.5-12.8 215 92.3 87.2-95.5
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 673 176 26.4 22.5-30.6 497 73.6 69.4-77.5
No 2,377 48 2.0 1.4- 2.8 2,329 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 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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