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2007 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Is the need for special therapy 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 149 104 68.3 58.1-77.0 45 31.7 23.0-41.9
GENDER
Male 95 66 68.4 55.6-79.0 29 31.6 21.0-44.4
Female 54 38 68.1 50.8-81.5 16 31.9 18.5-49.2
RACE
White 95 64 67.3 54.0-78.4 31 32.7 21.6-46.0
African American 31 23 69.3 49.2-84.1 8 30.7 15.9-50.8
Other Minorities 23 17 70.1 46.1-86.5 6 29.9 13.5-53.9
HISPANIC
Yes 13 9 76.5 46.6-92.4 4 23.5 7.6-53.4
No 135 94 67.6 56.8-76.8 41 32.4 23.2-43.2
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 31 23 73.9 50.4-88.7 8 26.1 11.3-49.6
5 through 10 59 32 54.7 38.8-69.8 27 45.3 30.2-61.2
11 through 13 25 18 75.6 51.9-89.9 7 24.4 10.1-48.1
14 through 17 34 31 88.1 63.0-97.0 3 11.9 3.0-37.0
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 11 8 78.0 44.2-94.1 3 22.0 5.9-55.8
H.S. 46 30 60.7 41.4-77.1 16 39.3 22.9-58.6
Some College 40 26 63.6 44.3-79.4 14 36.4 20.6-55.7
College Graduate 50 39 78.1 60.3-89.3 11 21.9 10.7-39.7
SCHOOL
Public 112 74 64.0 52.1-74.4 38 36.0 25.6-47.9
Private/Home 9 8 93.5 61.4-99.2 1 6.5 0.8-38.6
GRADE
Not In School 27 21 80.8 56.9-93.1 6 19.2 6.9-43.1
K-5th 69 39 56.2 41.5-69.9 30 43.8 30.1-58.5
6th-8th 23 17 77.5 52.0-91.7 6 22.5 8.3-48.0
9th-12th* 29 26 84.4 55.0-96.0 3 15.6 4.0-45.0
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 6 6 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Private 63 39 62.3 46.7-75.7 24 37.7 24.3-53.3
Health Choice 8 6 67.6 22.3-93.8 2 32.4 6.2-77.7
Medicaid 50 37 71.9 53.4-85.1 13 28.1 14.9-46.6
Other 14 11 67.9 32.4-90.3 3 32.1 9.7-67.6
No health insurance 7 4 59.0 19.4-89.6 3 41.0 10.4-80.6
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 88 74 87.0 75.5-93.6 14 13.0 6.4-24.5
No 53 27 46.0 30.4-62.5 26 54.0 37.5-69.6

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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 or get special therapy.

^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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