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2006 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Food Insecurity

In the last 12 months did (CHILD) ever skip a meal because there was not enough money for food?***

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,971 37 1.2 0.8- 1.8 2,934 98.8 98.2-99.2
GENDER
Male 1,560 24 1.8 1.1- 2.9 1,536 98.2 97.1-98.9
Female 1,411 13 0.7 0.4- 1.3 1,398 99.3 98.7-99.6
RACE
White 2,035 11 0.7 0.3- 1.4 2,024 99.3 98.6-99.7
African American 523 12 1.7 0.8- 3.3 511 98.3 96.7-99.2
Other Minorities 406 13 3.9 2.0- 7.4 393 96.1 92.6-98.0
HISPANIC
Yes 318 13 4.6 2.5- 8.5 305 95.4 91.5-97.5
No 2,647 24 1.0 0.6- 1.6 2,623 99.0 98.4-99.4
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 673 8 1.0 0.4- 2.3 665 99.0 97.7-99.6
5 through 10 932 10 1.5 0.7- 3.0 922 98.5 97.0-99.3
11 through 13 547 4 0.6 0.2- 1.6 543 99.4 98.4-99.8
14 through 17 819 15 1.6 0.9- 3.1 804 98.4 96.9-99.1
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 205 7 3.0 1.3- 6.9 198 97.0 93.1-98.7
H.S. 608 18 2.3 1.3- 4.1 590 97.7 95.9-98.7
Some College 742 3 0.4 0.1- 1.1 739 99.6 98.9-99.9
College Graduate 1,412 8 0.9 0.4- 2.1 1,404 99.1 97.9-99.6
SCHOOL
Public 2,019 23 1.0 0.6- 1.7 1,996 99.0 98.3-99.4
Private/Home 236 4 2.6 0.7- 8.3 232 97.4 91.7-99.3
GRADE
Not In School 716 10 1.3 0.6- 2.7 706 98.7 97.3-99.4
K-5th 824 7 1.3 0.6- 3.0 817 98.7 97.0-99.4
6th-8th 552 5 0.7 0.3- 1.8 547 99.3 98.2-99.7
9th-12th* 708 12 1.5 0.7- 3.2 696 98.5 96.8-99.3
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 188 0 0.0 . - . 188 100 . - .
Private 1,556 9 0.5 0.2- 1.3 1,547 99.5 98.7-99.8
Health Choice 134 4 1.5 0.6- 4.0 130 98.5 96.0-99.4
Medicaid 629 17 2.6 1.5- 4.5 612 97.4 95.5-98.5
Other 211 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 210 98.6 90.7-99.8
No health insurance 230 6 2.9 1.2- 7.1 224 97.1 92.9-98.8
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 663 9 1.5 0.7- 3.4 654 98.5 96.6-99.3
No 2,236 25 1.1 0.7- 1.8 2,211 98.9 98.2-99.3

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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 1 year 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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