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2007 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Does (CHILD) receive services from a program called Special Educational Services?
Children receiving these services often have an Individualized Education Plan.***

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,278 158 7.2 5.9- 8.7 2,120 92.8 91.3-94.1
GENDER
Male 1,124 101 10.0 7.9-12.5 1,023 90.0 87.5-92.1
Female 1,154 57 4.3 3.1- 5.9 1,097 95.7 94.1-96.9
RACE
White 1,691 100 6.2 4.8- 7.9 1,591 93.8 92.1-95.2
African American 333 37 11.1 7.7-15.7 296 88.9 84.3-92.3
Other Minorities 254 21 5.8 3.4- 9.5 233 94.2 90.5-96.6
HISPANIC
Yes 182 9 4.4 2.0- 9.4 173 95.6 90.6-98.0
No 2,092 148 7.5 6.1- 9.1 1,944 92.5 90.9-93.9
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 271 9 3.1 1.5- 6.2 262 96.9 93.8-98.5
5 through 10 809 45 6.3 4.4- 8.9 764 93.7 91.1-95.6
11 through 13 442 48 10.7 7.6-14.8 394 89.3 85.2-92.4
14 through 17 756 56 7.9 5.6-11.0 700 92.1 89.0-94.4
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 142 10 4.1 2.0- 8.2 132 95.9 91.8-98.0
H.S. 477 36 8.5 5.7-12.5 441 91.5 87.5-94.3
Some College 611 49 8.8 6.3-12.1 562 91.2 87.9-93.7
College Graduate 1,046 63 6.1 4.4- 8.3 983 93.9 91.7-95.6
SCHOOL
Public 1,759 148 9.1 7.4-11.0 1,611 90.9 89.0-92.6
Private/Home 266 6 1.4 0.6- 3.5 260 98.6 96.5-99.4
GRADE
Not In School 235 4 1.5 0.5- 4.0 231 98.5 96.0-99.5
K-5th 898 61 7.4 5.5- 9.9 837 92.6 90.1-94.5
6th-8th 448 42 8.8 6.1-12.6 406 91.2 87.4-93.9
9th-12th* 693 50 7.9 5.5-11.3 643 92.1 88.7-94.5
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 115 8 8.8 3.9-18.6 107 91.2 81.4-96.1
Private 1,256 67 5.1 3.7- 6.8 1,189 94.9 93.2-96.3
Health Choice 106 7 6.6 2.6-15.6 99 93.4 84.4-97.4
Medicaid 474 56 12.7 9.3-17.1 418 87.3 82.9-90.7
Other 141 13 8.2 3.9-16.2 128 91.8 83.8-96.1
No health insurance 160 7 4.1 1.8- 8.8 153 95.9 91.2-98.2
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 571 103 18.0 14.3-22.5 468 82.0 77.5-85.7
No 1,654 50 3.5 2.5- 4.9 1,604 96.5 95.1-97.5

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*Includes those in college or other post high school education
**SHCN=Children with Special Health Care Needs

***These data are for children 3 years old or older.

^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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