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2007 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Asthma

Has a doctor ever told you that (CHILD) has asthma?***

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,573 414 15.7 14.0-17.5 2,159 84.3 82.5-86.0
GENDER
Male 1,274 237 17.5 15.1-20.2 1,037 82.5 79.8-84.9
Female 1,299 177 13.7 11.5-16.3 1,122 86.3 83.7-88.5
RACE
White 1,884 293 14.5 12.6-16.6 1,591 85.5 83.4-87.4
African American 378 88 23.2 18.6-28.5 290 76.8 71.5-81.4
Other Minorities 311 33 8.4 5.5-12.6 278 91.6 87.4-94.5
HISPANIC
Yes 231 14 7.1 3.8-12.7 217 92.9 87.3-96.2
No 2,338 399 16.7 14.9-18.7 1,939 83.3 81.3-85.1
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 552 46 8.7 6.2-12.3 506 91.3 87.7-93.8
5 through 10 815 150 17.9 14.9-21.3 665 82.1 78.7-85.1
11 through 13 447 81 17.5 13.6-22.3 366 82.5 77.7-86.4
14 through 17 759 137 17.7 14.4-21.4 622 82.3 78.6-85.6
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 162 25 12.2 7.4-19.4 137 87.8 80.6-92.6
H.S. 539 100 17.2 13.7-21.3 439 82.8 78.7-86.3
Some College 663 127 19.4 15.9-23.6 536 80.6 76.4-84.1
College Graduate 1,206 162 13.3 11.1-15.9 1,044 86.7 84.1-88.9
SCHOOL
Public 1,772 328 18.5 16.3-21.0 1,444 81.5 79.0-83.7
Private/Home 266 42 15.0 10.5-21.0 224 85.0 79.0-89.5
GRADE
Not In School 516 42 7.3 5.0-10.4 474 92.7 89.6-95.0
K-5th 906 163 18.0 15.1-21.3 743 82.0 78.7-84.9
6th-8th 451 86 18.3 14.3-23.2 365 81.7 76.8-85.7
9th-12th* 695 123 17.8 14.4-21.8 572 82.2 78.2-85.6
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 135 15 11.5 6.1-20.4 120 88.5 79.6-93.9
Private 1,391 221 15.8 13.5-18.3 1,170 84.2 81.7-86.5
Health Choice 107 23 16.6 10.3-25.7 84 83.4 74.3-89.7
Medicaid 580 114 19.0 15.4-23.2 466 81.0 76.8-84.6
Other 162 18 12.2 7.0-20.3 144 87.8 79.7-93.0
No health insurance 170 17 6.4 3.6-11.0 153 93.6 89.0-96.4
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 610 202 32.6 28.1-37.5 408 67.4 62.5-71.9
No 1,897 200 10.2 8.6-12.0 1,697 89.8 88.0-91.4

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

***These questions asked of children ages one and 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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