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2006 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Parent Reaction to Child Weight

Are you trying to decrease the amount of food and/or beverages you give (CHILD)?***

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,800 680 23.7 21.8-25.6 2,120 76.3 74.4-78.2
GENDER
Male 1,471 350 23.9 21.3-26.6 1,121 76.1 73.4-78.7
Female 1,329 330 23.4 20.8-26.3 999 76.6 73.7-79.2
RACE
White 1,919 364 17.5 15.6-19.6 1,555 82.5 80.4-84.4
African American 504 185 35.4 30.7-40.3 319 64.6 59.7-69.3
Other Minorities 371 130 36.9 31.0-43.3 241 63.1 56.7-69.0
HISPANIC
Yes 291 103 39.3 32.6-46.4 188 60.7 53.6-67.4
No 2,503 576 22.7 20.7-24.7 1,927 77.3 75.3-79.3
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 507 75 14.2 10.9-18.3 432 85.8 81.7-89.1
5 through 10 931 220 23.7 20.6-27.1 711 76.3 72.9-79.4
11 through 13 544 180 30.1 25.8-34.9 364 69.9 65.1-74.2
14 through 17 818 205 26.3 22.7-30.2 613 73.7 69.8-77.3
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 192 71 44.9 36.2-53.9 121 55.1 46.1-63.8
H.S. 578 196 32.5 28.0-37.4 382 67.5 62.6-72.0
Some College 712 179 24.3 20.7-28.3 533 75.7 71.7-79.3
College Graduate 1,315 233 17.1 14.8-19.7 1,082 82.9 80.3-85.2
SCHOOL
Public 2,014 551 27.0 24.7-29.4 1,463 73.0 70.6-75.3
Private/Home 236 45 19.4 13.8-26.5 191 80.6 73.5-86.2
GRADE
Not In School 550 84 14.6 11.4-18.6 466 85.4 81.4-88.6
K-5th 822 215 26.7 23.2-30.5 607 73.3 69.5-76.8
6th-8th 549 177 29.7 25.4-34.5 372 70.3 65.5-74.6
9th-12th* 708 170 25.3 21.4-29.5 538 74.7 70.5-78.6
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 175 32 18.9 12.8-27.0 143 81.1 73.0-87.2
Private 1,474 298 18.9 16.6-21.4 1,176 81.1 78.6-83.4
Health Choice 131 47 36.2 27.0-46.4 84 63.8 53.6-73.0
Medicaid 577 185 32.8 28.2-37.7 392 67.2 62.3-71.8
Other 202 38 20.7 14.3-29.0 164 79.3 71.0-85.7
No health insurance 218 76 29.4 22.8-36.9 142 70.6 63.1-77.2
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 642 177 28.4 24.4-32.8 465 71.6 67.2-75.6
No 2,092 489 22.4 20.3-24.6 1,603 77.6 75.4-79.7

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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 2 years old or older.

^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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