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2007 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Is the need of (CHILD) for prescription medicine 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 769 649 84.6 81.1-87.5 120 15.4 12.5-18.9
GENDER
Male 417 357 85.3 80.4-89.2 60 14.7 10.8-19.6
Female 352 292 83.6 78.3-87.8 60 16.4 12.2-21.7
RACE
White 578 487 86.7 83.1-89.5 91 13.3 10.5-16.9
African American 132 108 78.6 69.1-85.7 24 21.4 14.3-30.9
Other Minorities 59 54 87.8 72.2-95.2 5 12.2 4.8-27.8
HISPANIC
Yes 33 29 82.8 61.8-93.5 4 17.2 6.5-38.2
No 734 618 84.7 81.1-87.7 116 15.3 12.3-18.9
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 136 103 77.4 68.0-84.7 33 22.6 15.3-32.0
5 through 10 261 227 87.5 81.6-91.7 34 12.5 8.3-18.4
11 through 13 133 119 89.5 80.8-94.6 14 10.5 5.4-19.2
14 through 17 239 200 82.7 75.6-88.1 39 17.3 11.9-24.4
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 33 29 90.9 73.5-97.3 4 9.1 2.7-26.5
H.S. 166 133 77.9 68.5-85.1 33 22.1 14.9-31.5
Some College 204 178 86.6 79.4-91.6 26 13.4 8.4-20.6
College Graduate 365 309 86.1 81.3-89.9 56 13.9 10.1-18.7
SCHOOL
Public 553 474 85.3 81.0-88.7 79 14.7 11.3-19.0
Private/Home 84 73 88.3 77.6-94.3 11 11.7 5.7-22.4
GRADE
Not In School 127 98 79.6 70.3-86.6 29 20.4 13.4-29.7
K-5th 287 248 85.9 79.9-90.3 39 14.1 9.7-20.1
6th-8th 136 123 91.3 83.4-95.7 13 8.7 4.3-16.6
9th-12th* 215 177 81.3 73.6-87.1 38 18.7 12.9-26.4
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 38 30 83.3 63.4-93.5 8 16.7 6.5-36.6
Private 408 344 85.0 80.2-88.8 64 15.0 11.2-19.8
Health Choice 40 36 90.4 73.0-97.1 4 9.6 2.9-27.0
Medicaid 213 182 83.1 75.7-88.6 31 16.9 11.4-24.3
Other 46 38 83.2 65.8-92.7 8 16.8 7.3-34.2
No health insurance 16 13 93.3 77.6-98.2 3 6.7 1.8-22.4
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 566 564 99.7 98.3-99.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.7
No 166 58 38.9 30.1-48.5 108 61.1 51.5-69.9

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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 prescription medicine.

^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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