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2007 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Is the need of (CHILD) for medical care (If age 2 yrs or older, INCLUDE phrase: “mental health or educational services”)
because of ANY medical, behavioral, or other health condition?***

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 310 261 86.4 81.5-90.2 49 13.6 9.8-18.5
GENDER
Male 178 150 85.0 77.7-90.2 28 15.0 9.8-22.3
Female 132 111 88.5 81.8-92.9 21 11.5 7.1-18.2
RACE
White 214 186 88.9 83.3-92.8 28 11.1 7.2-16.7
African American 59 50 87.0 75.0-93.7 9 13.0 6.3-25.0
Other Minorities 37 25 69.4 49.9-83.8 12 30.6 16.2-50.1
HISPANIC
Yes 21 17 85.4 62.4-95.4 4 14.6 4.6-37.6
No 287 243 86.9 81.8-90.7 44 13.1 9.3-18.2
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 52 44 90.6 79.8-95.9 8 9.4 4.1-20.2
5 through 10 105 90 88.8 80.8-93.7 15 11.2 6.3-19.2
11 through 13 54 47 88.9 76.3-95.2 7 11.1 4.8-23.7
14 through 17 99 80 78.9 66.8-87.4 19 21.1 12.6-33.2
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 17 13 82.9 58.1-94.4 4 17.1 5.6-41.9
H.S. 68 54 83.1 71.0-90.8 14 16.9 9.2-29.0
Some College 95 83 86.9 76.1-93.3 12 13.1 6.7-23.9
College Graduate 130 111 88.2 80.9-92.9 19 11.8 7.1-19.1
SCHOOL
Public 232 193 85.5 79.6-89.9 39 14.5 10.1-20.4
Private/Home 28 26 87.3 61.1-96.8 2 12.7 3.2-38.9
GRADE
Not In School 48 40 89.6 77.7-95.5 8 10.4 4.5-22.3
K-5th 120 103 88.9 81.6-93.5 17 11.1 6.5-18.4
6th-8th 51 43 80.1 61.5-91.0 8 19.9 9.0-38.5
9th-12th* 88 72 82.8 71.6-90.2 16 17.2 9.8-28.4
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 15 11 75.5 45.8-91.8 4 24.5 8.2-54.2
Private 133 114 88.1 80.8-92.9 19 11.9 7.1-19.2
Health Choice 17 13 77.4 49.0-92.4 4 22.6 7.6-51.0
Medicaid 113 96 86.1 77.1-91.9 17 13.9 8.1-22.9
Other 16 14 96.6 85.7-99.2 2 3.4 0.8-14.3
No health insurance 13 12 95.2 71.3-99.4 1 4.8 0.6-28.7
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 245 236 96.3 92.6-98.2 9 3.7 1.8- 7.4
No 51 14 37.0 22.3-54.6 37 63.0 45.4-77.7

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

***Asked only for children who need more medical care or mental health or educational services.

^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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