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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

School Performance

During the past 12 months, about how many days did (CHILD) miss school because of illness or injury?***

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  Total
Respond.#
No days Less than 1 wk 1 to 2 wks 2 or more wks
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,183 549 27.4 25.1-29.9 1,052 47.9 45.2-50.5 360 15.6 13.8-17.6 222 9.1 7.8-10.7
GENDER
Male 1,130 290 29.7 26.3-33.3 569 49.0 45.3-52.6 173 13.9 11.6-16.6 98 7.4 5.8- 9.4
Female 1,053 259 24.9 21.8-28.4 483 46.7 43.0-50.5 187 17.4 14.7-20.4 124 11.0 8.9-13.5
RACE
White 1,464 300 21.5 18.9-24.3 728 49.8 46.6-53.0 272 18.3 16.0-20.9 164 10.4 8.6-12.5
African American 339 129 39.0 33.1-45.3 155 45.0 38.8-51.3 35 10.8 7.4-15.5 20 5.2 3.1- 8.4
Other Minorities 379 120 33.7 27.9-40.0 168 44.4 38.1-50.8 53 11.9 8.6-16.4 38 10.0 6.8-14.5
HISPANIC
Yes 203 75 39.2 31.3-47.8 78 40.1 32.0-48.7 27 10.5 6.7-16.2 23 10.1 6.1-16.3
No 1,977 473 26.0 23.6-28.5 973 48.8 46.0-51.6 332 16.2 14.3-18.3 199 9.0 7.6-10.7
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 52 14 29.0 16.1-46.5 22 47.1 30.7-64.3 9 9.1 4.0-19.4 7 14.7 6.1-31.6
5 through 10 870 214 26.2 22.7-30.0 430 49.1 45.0-53.1 140 16.3 13.4-19.5 86 8.5 6.6-10.9
11 through 13 488 129 29.4 24.5-34.9 238 47.9 42.3-53.5 77 14.4 11.0-18.5 44 8.3 5.7-12.0
14 through 17 773 192 27.5 23.5-31.9 362 46.2 41.8-50.7 134 16.2 13.2-19.6 85 10.1 7.8-13.0
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 136 43 30.2 21.7-40.4 51 41.1 31.1-51.9 22 14.5 8.7-23.3 20 14.2 8.3-23.1
H.S. 382 97 29.5 23.8-35.9 181 46.3 40.0-52.8 53 12.7 9.1-17.4 51 11.5 8.2-15.9
Some College 569 135 28.9 24.2-34.1 256 41.5 36.6-46.7 113 19.5 15.7-23.9 65 10.1 7.5-13.4
College Graduate 1,091 273 25.7 22.6-29.1 562 52.3 48.6-55.9 171 14.9 12.5-17.6 85 7.2 5.5- 9.3
SCHOOL
Public 1,969 497 27.7 25.2-30.3 950 47.7 44.9-50.5 320 15.5 13.6-17.6 202 9.2 7.7-10.8
Private 214 52 24.8 18.4-32.5 102 49.4 41.2-57.6 40 16.8 11.9-23.3 20 9.1 5.3-15.1
GRADE
K-5th 981 250 26.8 23.5-30.4 478 48.6 44.8-52.5 155 15.7 13.1-18.7 98 8.8 6.9-11.2
6th-8th 483 120 29.2 24.1-34.9 238 48.3 42.6-54.0 78 13.6 10.4-17.6 47 8.9 6.3-12.5
9th-12th* 718 179 27.1 23.0-31.6 335 46.1 41.5-50.7 127 16.9 13.8-20.6 77 9.9 7.5-12.9
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 104 30 32.0 21.1-45.2 47 46.8 35.0-59.1 16 14.3 7.7-25.1 11 6.9 3.4-13.3
Private 1,208 293 25.0 22.1-28.2 623 51.6 48.1-55.2 202 16.8 14.3-19.6 90 6.6 5.1- 8.4
Health Choice 112 22 25.8 16.7-37.5 53 47.7 36.4-59.2 17 11.1 6.3-18.9 20 15.5 9.3-24.6
Medicaid 415 108 32.1 26.6-38.2 167 39.7 34.0-45.7 76 15.2 11.6-19.8 64 13.0 9.7-17.1
Other 193 51 25.9 19.1-34.0 90 49.6 40.8-58.4 31 14.5 9.5-21.3 21 10.1 5.7-17.3
No health insurance 132 41 37.0 27.0-48.2 66 44.2 34.0-54.8 14 10.5 5.6-18.8 11 8.4 3.8-17.4
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 246 33 15.0 10.1-21.6 89 42.2 34.6-50.2 60 23.7 17.8-30.8 64 19.1 14.3-25.2
No 1,920 511 28.7 26.2-31.4 958 48.9 46.1-51.7 295 14.6 12.7-16.6 156 7.8 6.4- 9.4

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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 enrolled in public or private school.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. 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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