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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 12 months or longer?***

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 744 626 83.1 79.3-86.2 118 16.9 13.8-20.7
GENDER
Male 404 352 85.8 80.9-89.7 52 14.2 10.3-19.1
Female 340 274 79.5 73.5-84.5 66 20.5 15.5-26.5
RACE
White 559 477 84.7 80.4-88.1 82 15.3 11.9-19.6
African American 129 109 83.8 75.0-89.9 20 16.2 10.1-25.0
Other Minorities 56 40 65.1 47.7-79.2 16 34.9 20.8-52.3
HISPANIC
Yes 33 18 53.8 33.6-72.8 15 46.2 27.2-66.4
No 709 606 84.5 80.8-87.7 103 15.5 12.3-19.2
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 128 81 60.5 49.5-70.4 47 39.5 29.6-50.5
5 through 10 254 226 89.3 83.6-93.1 28 10.7 6.9-16.4
11 through 13 128 121 96.8 92.5-98.7 7 3.2 1.3- 7.5
14 through 17 234 198 82.0 74.8-87.5 36 18.0 12.5-25.2
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 31 27 74.3 45.6-90.9 4 25.7 9.1-54.4
H.S. 157 126 79.6 70.7-86.3 31 20.4 13.7-29.3
Some College 202 177 86.5 79.0-91.6 25 13.5 8.4-21.0
College Graduate 353 296 83.5 78.0-87.8 57 16.5 12.2-22.0
SCHOOL
Public 540 475 88.0 84.2-91.0 65 12.0 9.0-15.8
Private/Home 82 75 92.1 82.7-96.6 7 7.9 3.4-17.3
GRADE
Not In School 119 73 58.5 47.2-68.9 46 41.5 31.1-52.8
K-5th 279 250 89.8 84.5-93.4 29 10.2 6.6-15.5
6th-8th 132 122 93.2 86.4-96.7 10 6.8 3.3-13.6
9th-12th* 210 178 83.2 75.7-88.7 32 16.8 11.3-24.3
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 38 35 95.5 84.1-98.8 3 4.5 1.2-15.9
Private 392 326 82.9 77.7-87.0 66 17.1 13.0-22.3
Health Choice 39 35 82.9 61.7-93.6 4 17.1 6.4-38.3
Medicaid 208 176 83.6 76.2-89.1 32 16.4 10.9-23.8
Other 44 39 91.9 79.8-97.0 5 8.1 3.0-20.2
No health insurance 15 10 44.1 17.9-74.0 5 55.9 26.0-82.1
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 566 563 99.2 96.8-99.8 3 0.8 0.2- 3.2
No 167 56 32.8 24.7-42.1 111 67.2 57.9-75.3

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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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