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2007 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Is this a condition that has lasted or is expected to last for at least 12 months?***

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 296 252 85.3 79.6-89.5 44 14.7 10.5-20.4
GENDER
Male 169 144 84.4 76.1-90.1 25 15.6 9.9-23.9
Female 127 108 86.6 78.5-91.9 19 13.4 8.1-21.5
RACE
White 201 178 88.9 82.3-93.2 23 11.1 6.8-17.7
African American 59 48 82.1 68.5-90.6 11 17.9 9.4-31.5
Other Minorities 36 26 73.4 53.4-87.0 10 26.6 13.0-46.6
HISPANIC
Yes 21 16 75.2 48.6-90.7 5 24.8 9.3-51.4
No 273 234 86.2 80.5-90.5 39 13.8 9.5-19.5
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 48 35 76.3 60.1-87.3 13 23.7 12.7-39.9
5 through 10 100 88 87.1 76.7-93.3 12 12.9 6.7-23.3
11 through 13 54 49 89.4 74.9-96.0 5 10.6 4.0-25.1
14 through 17 94 80 85.9 74.0-92.8 14 14.1 7.2-26.0
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 16 12 73.7 40.2-92.1 4 26.3 7.9-59.8
H.S. 64 53 83.2 68.3-91.9 11 16.8 8.1-31.7
Some College 93 80 84.7 73.5-91.7 13 15.3 8.3-26.5
College Graduate 123 107 88.4 80.5-93.4 16 11.6 6.6-19.5
SCHOOL
Public 220 189 85.9 79.2-90.7 31 14.1 9.3-20.8
Private/Home 28 27 98.3 88.8-99.8 1 1.7 0.2-11.2
GRADE
Not In School 46 34 75.0 57.9-86.8 12 25.0 13.2-42.1
K-5th 113 98 86.3 76.8-92.4 15 13.7 7.6-23.2
6th-8th 51 47 89.0 69.9-96.6 4 11.0 3.4-30.1
9th-12th* 83 71 88.6 78.2-94.4 12 11.4 5.6-21.8
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 14 12 91.3 65.9-98.3 2 8.7 1.7-34.1
Private 126 111 90.8 83.7-94.9 15 9.2 5.1-16.3
Health Choice 17 13 70.7 37.8-90.5 4 29.3 9.5-62.2
Medicaid 108 91 83.7 73.6-90.5 17 16.3 9.5-26.4
Other 16 15 94.9 69.8-99.3 1 5.1 0.7-30.2
No health insurance 12 9 66.0 31.4-89.1 3 34.0 10.9-68.6
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 242 234 97.6 94.7-98.9 8 2.4 1.1- 5.3
No 51 17 30.3 17.9-46.5 34 69.7 53.5-82.1

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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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