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2007 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Child Safety

In the past month, has (CHILD) been home alone for more than one hour without the supervision of an adult***

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,702 734 23.6 21.7-25.5 1,968 76.4 74.5-78.3
GENDER
Male 1,341 373 22.8 20.2-25.5 968 77.2 74.5-79.8
Female 1,361 361 24.4 21.7-27.3 1,000 75.6 72.7-78.3
RACE
White 1,973 592 26.4 24.1-28.8 1,381 73.6 71.2-75.9
African American 395 95 22.4 18.1-27.4 300 77.6 72.6-81.9
Other Minorities 334 47 11.3 8.0-15.8 287 88.7 84.2-92.0
HISPANIC
Yes 254 25 8.9 5.5-14.0 229 91.1 86.0-94.5
No 2,444 709 25.3 23.3-27.5 1,735 74.7 72.5-76.7
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 691 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5 689 99.9 99.5- 100
5 through 10 813 17 1.9 1.1- 3.4 796 98.1 96.6-98.9
11 through 13 442 161 36.5 31.2-42.2 281 63.5 57.8-68.8
14 through 17 756 554 74.1 69.9-78.0 202 25.9 22.0-30.1
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 170 28 14.6 9.2-22.3 142 85.4 77.7-90.8
H.S. 558 122 19.9 16.1-24.2 436 80.1 75.8-83.9
Some College 690 187 24.3 20.6-28.4 503 75.7 71.6-79.4
College Graduate 1,280 397 26.2 23.4-29.1 883 73.8 70.9-76.6
SCHOOL
Public 1,763 649 32.5 29.9-35.2 1,114 67.5 64.8-70.1
Private/Home 266 71 25.7 19.8-32.5 195 74.3 67.5-80.2
GRADE
Not In School 655 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6 653 99.9 99.4- 100
K-5th 904 22 2.3 1.4- 3.7 882 97.7 96.3-98.6
6th-8th 446 191 44.3 38.7-50.1 255 55.7 49.9-61.3
9th-12th* 693 518 75.2 70.8-79.2 175 24.8 20.8-29.2
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 141 54 40.5 30.5-51.3 87 59.5 48.7-69.5
Private 1,457 474 28.2 25.5-31.1 983 71.8 68.9-74.5
Health Choice 106 24 24.3 15.4-36.1 82 75.7 63.9-84.6
Medicaid 625 76 12.0 9.2-15.5 549 88.0 84.5-90.8
Other 171 44 20.9 14.6-29.0 127 79.1 71.0-85.4
No health insurance 174 50 22.3 15.8-30.5 124 77.7 69.5-84.2
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 618 183 26.4 22.4-30.9 435 73.6 69.1-77.6
No 2,013 539 22.9 20.8-25.2 1,474 77.1 74.8-79.2

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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 of all ages.

^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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