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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Nutrition

On a typical day, how many servings of fruit and/or vegetables does (CHILD) eat?***

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  Total
Respond.#
None 1-4 servings 5 or more servings
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,729 65 2.5 1.8- 3.3 1,548 56.0 53.6-58.3 1,116 41.5 39.2-43.9
GENDER
Male 1,405 33 2.7 1.7- 4.0 839 57.6 54.3-60.8 533 39.8 36.6-43.1
Female 1,324 32 2.3 1.5- 3.5 709 54.3 51.0-57.6 583 43.4 40.1-46.8
RACE
White 1,873 42 2.3 1.6- 3.3 1,041 55.6 52.8-58.4 790 42.1 39.4-44.9
African American 379 9 1.6 0.7- 3.5 223 56.3 50.3-62.0 147 42.1 36.4-48.1
Other Minorities 476 14 4.1 2.2- 7.8 283 57.1 51.4-62.7 179 38.7 33.3-44.4
HISPANIC
Yes 275 6 3.9 1.6- 9.1 169 59.3 52.0-66.3 100 36.7 30.0-44.0
No 2,447 59 2.3 1.7- 3.1 1,374 55.5 53.0-58.0 1,014 42.2 39.8-44.7
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 593 8 1.7 0.7- 3.9 262 48.5 43.5-53.5 323 49.8 44.8-54.8
5 through 10 901 19 2.0 1.1- 3.5 501 54.2 50.2-58.2 381 43.7 39.8-47.8
11 through 13 485 14 2.7 1.4- 5.2 304 62.4 56.7-67.7 167 34.9 29.7-40.5
14 through 17 750 24 3.8 2.3- 6.1 481 61.8 57.3-66.1 245 34.4 30.2-38.9
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 181 7 3.8 1.5- 9.6 113 59.4 50.2-67.9 61 36.8 28.5-45.9
H.S. 445 14 3.4 1.8- 6.3 262 54.0 48.0-59.9 169 42.6 36.8-48.7
Some College 691 17 1.9 1.0- 3.5 368 53.0 48.3-57.7 306 45.1 40.4-49.9
College Graduate 1,408 27 2.3 1.5- 3.6 802 57.4 54.2-60.6 579 40.3 37.1-43.5
SCHOOL
Public 1,883 50 2.6 1.8- 3.6 1,138 58.6 55.8-61.4 695 38.8 36.0-41.6
Private/Home 271 6 3.1 1.2- 7.8 159 58.1 50.7-65.2 106 38.8 31.9-46.1
GRADE
Not In School 567 9 1.9 0.8- 4.2 247 47.2 42.1-52.3 311 50.9 45.8-56.0
K-5th 988 19 1.8 1.0- 3.2 552 55.0 51.2-58.8 417 43.2 39.4-47.0
6th-8th 480 14 2.9 1.5- 5.4 308 63.5 57.8-68.9 158 33.6 28.4-39.3
9th-12th* 693 23 4.0 2.4- 6.6 441 61.3 56.7-65.8 229 34.6 30.3-39.2
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 127 2 0.7 0.2- 3.0 75 52.9 41.6-63.9 50 46.4 35.4-57.7
Private 1,524 34 2.5 1.7- 3.7 880 58.1 55.0-61.2 610 39.4 36.4-42.5
Health Choice 122 2 1.0 0.2- 3.8 78 65.3 54.3-74.9 42 33.8 24.3-44.8
Medicaid 555 13 2.4 1.2- 4.8 291 49.4 44.3-54.6 251 48.1 43.0-53.4
Other 234 6 2.9 1.0- 8.5 126 54.0 46.0-61.8 102 43.1 35.4-51.1
No health insurance 148 8 4.7 1.9-11.4 87 58.7 48.7-68.0 53 36.6 27.7-46.6
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 274 11 5.3 2.5-11.0 158 56.3 48.8-63.4 105 38.4 31.6-45.8
No 2,430 53 2.2 1.5- 3.0 1,377 55.9 53.4-58.4 1,000 41.9 39.5-44.4

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

***Asked only for children 1 year and older. Responses combined from questions 1a & 2 from Nutrition module: 1a. How many servings of fruit does (CHILD) eat? 2. How many servings of vegetables does (CHILD) eat?

^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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