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2007 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Is (CHILD) limited or prevented in any way in {his/her} ability to do the things most children of the same age do?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,711 162 6.4 5.3- 7.7 2,549 93.6 92.3-94.7
GENDER
Male 1,343 89 7.0 5.4- 8.9 1,254 93.0 91.1-94.6
Female 1,368 73 5.8 4.3- 7.7 1,295 94.2 92.3-95.7
RACE
White 1,978 105 5.7 4.5- 7.3 1,873 94.3 92.7-95.5
African American 396 35 9.8 6.9-13.8 361 90.2 86.2-93.1
Other Minorities 337 22 3.9 2.3- 6.5 315 96.1 93.5-97.7
HISPANIC
Yes 255 10 3.5 1.6- 7.4 245 96.5 92.6-98.4
No 2,452 150 6.7 5.5- 8.2 2,302 93.3 91.8-94.5
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 690 23 3.7 2.2- 6.0 667 96.3 94.0-97.8
5 through 10 814 45 5.8 4.1- 8.2 769 94.2 91.8-95.9
11 through 13 446 33 8.4 5.6-12.5 413 91.6 87.5-94.4
14 through 17 761 61 9.1 6.6-12.4 700 90.9 87.6-93.4
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 171 15 6.9 3.6-12.8 156 93.1 87.2-96.4
H.S. 561 44 8.8 6.2-12.6 517 91.2 87.4-93.8
Some College 691 45 6.7 4.7- 9.6 646 93.3 90.4-95.3
College Graduate 1,284 58 5.1 3.7- 6.9 1,226 94.9 93.1-96.3
SCHOOL
Public 1,772 115 7.3 5.8- 9.1 1,657 92.7 90.9-94.2
Private/Home 266 20 5.9 3.3-10.4 246 94.1 89.6-96.7
GRADE
Not In School 654 24 4.0 2.4- 6.4 630 96.0 93.6-97.6
K-5th 905 52 6.2 4.5- 8.6 853 93.8 91.4-95.5
6th-8th 450 35 7.4 4.9-11.0 415 92.6 89.0-95.1
9th-12th* 697 49 8.5 5.9-12.0 648 91.5 88.0-94.1
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 141 4 3.6 0.9-12.7 137 96.4 87.3-99.1
Private 1,460 67 5.0 3.7- 6.7 1,393 95.0 93.3-96.3
Health Choice 107 4 1.9 0.6- 5.9 103 98.1 94.1-99.4
Medicaid 627 66 10.7 8.0-14.1 561 89.3 85.9-92.0
Other 171 10 7.0 3.3-14.4 161 93.0 85.6-96.7
No health insurance 174 9 4.4 2.0- 9.1 165 95.6 90.9-98.0
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 618 116 18.8 15.2-23.1 502 81.2 76.9-84.8
No 2,022 39 2.4 1.7- 3.6 1,983 97.6 96.4-98.3

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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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