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2006 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Sun Safety

Has (CHILD) had a sunburn within the last 12 months?***

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,656 389 22.9 20.6-25.4 1,267 77.1 74.6-79.4
GENDER
Male 877 211 23.3 20.1-26.8 666 76.7 73.2-79.9
Female 779 178 22.6 19.3-26.2 601 77.4 73.8-80.7
RACE
White 1,151 360 32.3 29.1-35.6 791 67.7 64.4-70.9
African American 298 10 2.0 1.0- 4.2 288 98.0 95.8-99.0
Other Minorities 203 19 9.3 5.5-15.1 184 90.7 84.9-94.5
HISPANIC
Yes 159 15 9.3 5.2-16.1 144 90.7 83.9-94.8
No 1,493 372 23.6 21.2-26.3 1,121 76.4 73.7-78.8
AGE GROUPS
5 through 10 929 178 19.3 16.4-22.5 751 80.7 77.5-83.6
11 through 13 544 158 28.8 24.5-33.6 386 71.2 66.4-75.5
14 through 17 183 53 27.0 20.1-35.3 130 73.0 64.7-79.9
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 107 13 14.3 8.1-24.2 94 85.7 75.8-91.9
H.S. 351 57 16.3 12.1-21.6 294 83.7 78.4-87.9
Some College 415 96 21.0 16.8-25.9 319 79.0 74.1-83.2
College Graduate 780 223 27.6 24.1-31.5 557 72.4 68.5-75.9
SCHOOL
Public 1,458 335 22.8 20.3-25.5 1,123 77.2 74.5-79.7
Private/Home 176 52 27.1 20.0-35.5 124 72.9 64.5-80.0
GRADE
Not In School 22 2 4.4 0.9-19.3 20 95.6 80.7-99.1
K-5th 820 170 20.8 17.7-24.3 650 79.2 75.7-82.3
6th-8th 539 162 30.2 25.7-35.0 377 69.8 65.0-74.3
9th-12th* 108 31 26.1 17.4-37.2 77 73.9 62.8-82.6
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 99 27 27.5 18.3-39.2 72 72.5 60.8-81.7
Private 879 232 25.5 22.3-29.1 647 74.5 70.9-77.7
Health Choice 96 19 19.2 11.6-30.1 77 80.8 69.9-88.4
Medicaid 299 47 16.1 11.8-21.7 252 83.9 78.3-88.2
Other 126 44 31.4 22.5-42.0 82 68.6 58.0-77.5
No health insurance 139 18 14.4 8.6-23.1 121 85.6 76.9-91.4
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 401 108 25.0 20.3-30.3 293 75.0 69.7-79.7
No 1,219 274 22.3 19.7-25.3 945 77.7 74.7-80.3

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*Includes those in college or other post high school education
**SHCN=Children with Special Health Care Needs

***These data are for children 5 to 14 years old.

^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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