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2007 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Food Insecurity

In the last 12 months did (CHILD) ever skip a meal because there was not enough money for food?***

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,572 25 1.1 0.7- 1.7 2,547 98.9 98.3-99.3
GENDER
Male 1,274 14 1.2 0.7- 2.2 1,260 98.8 97.8-99.3
Female 1,298 11 0.9 0.4- 1.9 1,287 99.1 98.1-99.6
RACE
White 1,885 12 0.6 0.3- 1.2 1,873 99.4 98.8-99.7
African American 376 8 1.8 0.8- 4.2 368 98.2 95.8-99.2
Other Minorities 311 5 2.0 0.7- 5.3 306 98.0 94.7-99.3
HISPANIC
Yes 231 4 2.2 0.8- 6.5 227 97.8 93.5-99.2
No 2,337 21 0.9 0.5- 1.5 2,316 99.1 98.5-99.5
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 553 2 0.2 0.1- 0.8 551 99.8 99.2-99.9
5 through 10 814 5 0.9 0.3- 2.4 809 99.1 97.6-99.7
11 through 13 445 6 2.1 0.9- 4.9 439 97.9 95.1-99.1
14 through 17 760 12 1.3 0.7- 2.6 748 98.7 97.4-99.3
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 162 3 1.4 0.4- 4.5 159 98.6 95.5-99.6
H.S. 539 11 2.4 1.1- 5.1 528 97.6 94.9-98.9
Some College 663 6 0.8 0.3- 2.2 657 99.2 97.8-99.7
College Graduate 1,205 5 0.5 0.2- 1.3 1,200 99.5 98.7-99.8
SCHOOL
Public 1,770 22 1.4 0.8- 2.2 1,748 98.6 97.8-99.2
Private/Home 266 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 265 99.1 93.7-99.9
GRADE
Not In School 517 2 0.2 0.1- 0.9 515 99.8 99.1-99.9
K-5th 905 6 1.0 0.4- 2.4 899 99.0 97.6-99.6
6th-8th 449 5 1.8 0.7- 4.4 444 98.2 95.6-99.3
9th-12th* 696 12 1.3 0.7- 2.7 684 98.7 97.3-99.3
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 134 0 0.0 . - . 134 100 . - .
Private 1,391 11 0.8 0.4- 1.7 1,380 99.2 98.3-99.6
Health Choice 107 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5 106 98.7 91.5-99.8
Medicaid 580 9 1.5 0.7- 3.4 571 98.5 96.6-99.3
Other 162 0 0.0 . - . 162 100 . - .
No health insurance 170 3 2.4 0.7- 8.0 167 97.6 92.0-99.3
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 611 7 1.1 0.4- 2.5 604 98.9 97.5-99.6
No 1,895 17 0.9 0.5- 1.6 1,878 99.1 98.4-99.5

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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 1 year 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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