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2007 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Does (CHILD) need or use more medical care (If age 2 yrs or older, INCLUDE phrase: “mental health or educational services”)
than is usual for most children of the same age?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,689 311 11.7 10.3-13.3 2,378 88.3 86.7-89.7
GENDER
Male 1,329 179 13.6 11.5-16.1 1,150 86.4 83.9-88.5
Female 1,360 132 9.7 7.9-11.8 1,228 90.3 88.2-92.1
RACE
White 1,963 214 11.0 9.4-12.9 1,749 89.0 87.1-90.6
African American 396 60 15.1 11.5-19.5 336 84.9 80.5-88.5
Other Minorities 330 37 9.3 6.3-13.5 293 90.7 86.5-93.7
HISPANIC
Yes 249 21 10.0 6.1-15.9 228 90.0 84.1-93.9
No 2,436 288 11.8 10.3-13.5 2,148 88.2 86.5-89.7
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 682 53 7.9 5.7-10.7 629 92.1 89.3-94.3
5 through 10 809 105 13.0 10.5-16.1 704 87.0 83.9-89.5
11 through 13 443 54 11.8 8.6-15.9 389 88.2 84.1-91.4
14 through 17 755 99 14.3 11.2-18.1 656 85.7 81.9-88.8
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 169 17 8.7 5.0-14.8 152 91.3 85.2-95.0
H.S. 552 69 12.7 9.5-16.6 483 87.3 83.4-90.5
Some College 687 95 14.9 11.8-18.6 592 85.1 81.4-88.2
College Graduate 1,277 130 9.9 8.1-12.2 1,147 90.1 87.8-91.9
SCHOOL
Public 1,759 232 13.9 11.9-16.1 1,527 86.1 83.9-88.1
Private/Home 264 28 9.3 5.9-14.4 236 90.7 85.6-94.1
GRADE
Not In School 647 49 7.5 5.4-10.4 598 92.5 89.6-94.6
K-5th 897 120 13.9 11.3-16.9 777 86.1 83.1-88.7
6th-8th 448 51 10.7 7.7-14.7 397 89.3 85.3-92.3
9th-12th* 692 88 13.2 10.2-17.0 604 86.8 83.0-89.8
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 140 15 9.5 5.0-17.2 125 90.5 82.8-95.0
Private 1,452 133 8.6 7.0-10.6 1,319 91.4 89.4-93.0
Health Choice 106 17 12.4 7.1-20.9 89 87.6 79.1-92.9
Medicaid 620 114 19.5 16.0-23.7 506 80.5 76.3-84.0
Other 169 16 9.1 4.7-16.7 153 90.9 83.3-95.3
No health insurance 171 13 7.8 4.2-14.0 158 92.2 86.0-95.8
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 610 245 42.5 37.6-47.5 365 57.5 52.5-62.4
No 2,023 51 2.4 1.7- 3.3 1,972 97.6 96.7-98.3

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

^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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