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2006 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Food Insecurity

Is {he/she} currently enrolled in the WIC program?***

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 836 240 27.7 24.2-31.5 596 72.3 68.5-75.8
GENDER
Male 436 132 28.7 23.8-34.0 304 71.3 66.0-76.2
Female 400 108 26.7 21.7-32.2 292 73.3 67.8-78.3
RACE
White 522 78 14.4 11.3-18.3 444 85.6 81.7-88.7
African American 132 69 51.9 42.4-61.3 63 48.1 38.7-57.6
Other Minorities 178 91 47.8 39.3-56.5 87 52.2 43.5-60.7
HISPANIC
Yes 146 83 57.8 48.3-66.8 63 42.2 33.2-51.7
No 690 157 24.7 21.0-28.7 533 75.3 71.3-79.0
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 836 240 27.7 24.2-31.5 596 72.3 68.5-75.8
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 75 46 61.8 47.1-74.6 29 38.2 25.4-52.9
H.S. 148 78 53.6 43.7-63.2 70 46.4 36.8-56.3
Some College 191 66 34.7 26.9-43.3 125 65.3 56.7-73.1
College Graduate 420 49 11.0 8.0-15.0 371 89.0 85.0-92.0
GRADE
Not In School 836 240 27.7 24.2-31.5 596 72.3 68.5-75.8
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 43 2 5.1 0.9-24.2 41 94.9 75.8-99.1
Private 380 14 3.8 2.1- 6.9 366 96.2 93.1-97.9
Health Choice 9 6 53.6 19.7-84.5 3 46.4 15.5-80.3
Medicaid 304 195 62.2 55.2-68.7 109 37.8 31.3-44.8
Other 63 12 14.8 7.9-26.0 51 85.2 74.0-92.1
No health insurance 34 10 30.1 14.4-52.5 24 69.9 47.5-85.6
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 102 34 33.7 23.7-45.4 68 66.3 54.6-76.3
No 707 192 25.5 21.8-29.5 515 74.5 70.5-78.2

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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 4 years old or younger.

^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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