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2007 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Does (CHILD) currently need or use medicine prescribed by a doctor, other than vitamins?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,710 775 27.5 25.5-29.6 1,935 72.5 70.4-74.5
GENDER
Male 1,343 418 29.7 26.8-32.8 925 70.3 67.2-73.2
Female 1,367 357 25.1 22.4-28.0 1,010 74.9 72.0-77.6
RACE
White 1,978 581 28.0 25.6-30.5 1,397 72.0 69.5-74.4
African American 396 134 33.2 28.0-38.7 262 66.8 61.3-72.0
Other Minorities 336 60 15.3 11.3-20.3 276 84.7 79.7-88.7
HISPANIC
Yes 254 34 12.7 8.6-18.4 220 87.3 81.6-91.4
No 2,452 739 29.3 27.1-31.6 1,713 70.7 68.4-72.9
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 690 139 20.4 16.9-24.4 551 79.6 75.6-83.1
5 through 10 814 262 30.0 26.4-33.9 552 70.0 66.1-73.6
11 through 13 447 134 28.7 23.8-34.1 313 71.3 65.9-76.2
14 through 17 759 240 31.5 27.4-35.9 519 68.5 64.1-72.6
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 170 33 13.9 9.0-20.8 137 86.1 79.2-91.0
H.S. 560 167 26.9 22.6-31.5 393 73.1 68.5-77.4
Some College 691 207 29.9 25.8-34.3 484 70.1 65.7-74.2
College Graduate 1,285 367 28.3 25.4-31.5 918 71.7 68.5-74.6
SCHOOL
Public 1,770 556 30.5 27.9-33.3 1,214 69.5 66.7-72.1
Private/Home 266 85 29.1 22.9-36.0 181 70.9 64.0-77.1
GRADE
Not In School 655 129 19.8 16.3-23.8 526 80.2 76.2-83.7
K-5th 904 289 29.7 26.2-33.3 615 70.3 66.7-73.8
6th-8th 450 137 29.2 24.3-34.7 313 70.8 65.3-75.7
9th-12th* 696 216 31.3 27.0-35.9 480 68.7 64.1-73.0
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 141 38 24.1 16.5-33.8 103 75.9 66.2-83.5
Private 1,461 412 27.2 24.5-30.2 1,049 72.8 69.8-75.5
Health Choice 107 41 32.7 23.1-44.0 66 67.3 56.0-76.9
Medicaid 626 214 33.5 29.1-38.2 412 66.5 61.8-70.9
Other 171 46 22.4 15.9-30.8 125 77.6 69.2-84.1
No health insurance 174 16 9.2 4.9-16.6 158 90.8 83.4-95.1
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 620 566 90.1 86.6-92.8 54 9.9 7.2-13.4
No 2,023 167 8.3 7.0-10.0 1,856 91.7 90.0-93.0

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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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