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2007 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Does (CHILD) have any kind of emotional, developmental, or behavioral problem for which {he/she} needs treatment or counseling?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,696 228 8.4 7.2- 9.8 2,468 91.6 90.2-92.8
GENDER
Male 1,334 146 10.7 8.8-13.0 1,188 89.3 87.0-91.2
Female 1,362 82 5.9 4.5- 7.6 1,280 94.1 92.4-95.5
RACE
White 1,967 147 7.4 6.1- 9.1 1,820 92.6 90.9-93.9
African American 394 54 12.5 9.3-16.6 340 87.5 83.4-90.7
Other Minorities 335 27 6.1 3.9- 9.4 308 93.9 90.6-96.1
HISPANIC
Yes 254 17 5.8 3.2-10.3 237 94.2 89.7-96.8
No 2,438 211 8.7 7.4-10.2 2,227 91.3 89.8-92.6
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 687 19 2.9 1.7- 4.8 668 97.1 95.2-98.3
5 through 10 808 75 9.7 7.5-12.6 733 90.3 87.4-92.5
11 through 13 445 47 10.2 7.3-14.1 398 89.8 85.9-92.7
14 through 17 756 87 11.7 9.0-15.2 669 88.3 84.8-91.0
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 168 21 10.7 6.2-17.7 147 89.3 82.3-93.8
H.S. 555 59 11.0 8.0-14.7 496 89.0 85.3-92.0
Some College 687 71 10.4 7.8-13.6 616 89.6 86.4-92.2
College Graduate 1,282 77 5.8 4.4- 7.6 1,205 94.2 92.4-95.6
SCHOOL
Public 1,760 186 10.5 8.8-12.4 1,574 89.5 87.6-91.2
Private/Home 266 22 9.0 5.4-14.6 244 91.0 85.4-94.6
GRADE
Not In School 651 17 2.6 1.5- 4.5 634 97.4 95.5-98.5
K-5th 898 87 10.1 8.0-12.8 811 89.9 87.2-92.0
6th-8th 450 43 9.0 6.2-12.7 407 91.0 87.3-93.8
9th-12th* 692 79 11.8 8.9-15.5 613 88.2 84.5-91.1
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 141 8 5.0 2.0-11.8 133 95.0 88.2-98.0
Private 1,454 82 5.5 4.2- 7.2 1,372 94.5 92.8-95.8
Health Choice 106 9 10.0 4.6-20.2 97 90.0 79.8-95.4
Medicaid 625 97 15.0 11.9-18.7 528 85.0 81.3-88.1
Other 170 11 4.5 2.3- 8.8 159 95.5 91.2-97.7
No health insurance 171 21 10.9 6.4-17.7 150 89.1 82.3-93.6
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 615 154 25.6 21.5-30.3 461 74.4 69.7-78.5
No 2,014 67 3.2 2.4- 4.4 1,947 96.8 95.6-97.6

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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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