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2007 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Food Insecurity

Is {he/she} currently enrolled in the WIC program?***

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 688 169 25.4 21.6-29.7 519 74.6 70.3-78.4
GENDER
Male 333 79 24.9 19.6-31.0 254 75.1 69.0-80.4
Female 355 90 26.0 20.8-32.1 265 74.0 67.9-79.2
RACE
White 479 64 12.0 9.1-15.6 415 88.0 84.4-90.9
African American 86 40 48.0 36.3-60.0 46 52.0 40.0-63.7
Other Minorities 123 65 49.4 38.7-60.2 58 50.6 39.8-61.3
HISPANIC
Yes 104 55 51.1 39.5-62.6 49 48.9 37.4-60.5
No 584 114 21.0 17.1-25.4 470 79.0 74.6-82.9
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 688 169 25.4 21.6-29.7 519 74.6 70.3-78.4
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 48 29 54.9 37.0-71.6 19 45.1 28.4-63.0
H.S. 128 72 55.2 44.5-65.4 56 44.8 34.6-55.5
Some College 148 43 33.0 24.2-43.2 105 67.0 56.8-75.8
College Graduate 362 24 7.8 4.9-12.2 338 92.2 87.8-95.1
GRADE
Not In School 629 161 25.9 21.9-30.4 468 74.1 69.6-78.1
K-5th 58 8 19.7 9.3-36.9 50 80.3 63.1-90.7
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 31 3 7.2 2.2-21.4 28 92.8 78.6-97.8
Private 348 11 4.2 2.2- 8.1 337 95.8 91.9-97.8
Health Choice 2 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - .
Medicaid 232 145 63.8 55.9-71.0 87 36.2 29.0-44.1
Other 46 4 14.2 4.7-35.5 42 85.8 64.5-95.3
No health insurance 26 5 16.7 5.6-40.6 21 83.3 59.4-94.4
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 77 18 27.4 16.4-42.2 59 72.6 57.8-83.6
No 580 141 24.6 20.6-29.2 439 75.4 70.8-79.4

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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 4 years old or younger.

^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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