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2007 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Does (CHILD) need or get special therapy, such as physical, occupational, or speech therapy?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,711 155 6.0 5.0- 7.3 2,556 94.0 92.7-95.0
GENDER
Male 1,343 101 8.1 6.4-10.2 1,242 91.9 89.8-93.6
Female 1,368 54 3.8 2.7- 5.3 1,314 96.2 94.7-97.3
RACE
White 1,977 100 5.2 4.0- 6.6 1,877 94.8 93.4-96.0
African American 397 32 9.4 6.5-13.4 365 90.6 86.6-93.5
Other Minorities 337 23 4.5 2.8- 7.1 314 95.5 92.9-97.2
HISPANIC
Yes 255 13 4.3 2.2- 8.2 242 95.7 91.8-97.8
No 2,452 141 6.2 5.1- 7.6 2,311 93.8 92.4-94.9
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 690 34 5.0 3.4- 7.4 656 95.0 92.6-96.6
5 through 10 814 62 8.0 5.9-10.8 752 92.0 89.2-94.1
11 through 13 446 25 5.7 3.5- 9.0 421 94.3 91.0-96.5
14 through 17 761 34 4.6 2.9- 7.2 727 95.4 92.8-97.1
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 171 11 5.8 2.8-11.8 160 94.2 88.2-97.2
H.S. 559 46 8.0 5.6-11.4 513 92.0 88.6-94.4
Some College 692 41 6.9 4.8- 9.9 651 93.1 90.1-95.2
College Graduate 1,285 55 4.4 3.2- 6.2 1,230 95.6 93.8-96.8
SCHOOL
Public 1,772 116 7.4 5.9- 9.2 1,656 92.6 90.8-94.1
Private/Home 266 9 2.5 1.0- 6.2 257 97.5 93.8-99.0
GRADE
Not In School 654 29 4.3 2.8- 6.6 625 95.7 93.4-97.2
K-5th 905 73 8.6 6.5-11.2 832 91.4 88.8-93.5
6th-8th 450 23 5.2 3.1- 8.6 427 94.8 91.4-96.9
9th-12th* 697 29 3.9 2.3- 6.4 668 96.1 93.6-97.7
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 141 6 4.7 1.6-12.9 135 95.3 87.1-98.4
Private 1,461 67 4.3 3.2- 5.9 1,394 95.7 94.1-96.8
Health Choice 106 8 7.2 3.1-15.8 98 92.8 84.2-96.9
Medicaid 626 51 8.7 6.2-12.0 575 91.3 88.0-93.8
Other 171 15 10.9 5.9-19.2 156 89.1 80.8-94.1
No health insurance 175 7 4.4 1.9-10.0 168 95.6 90.0-98.1
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 619 90 15.5 12.1-19.7 529 84.5 80.3-87.9
No 2,022 55 2.8 2.1- 3.9 1,967 97.2 96.1-97.9

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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 are limited or prevented in any way.

^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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