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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Nutrition

On a typical day, how many servings of fruit, 100% fruit juice, 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 2,720 24 0.8 0.5- 1.4 907 32.1 30.0-34.3 1,789 67.0 64.8-69.2
GENDER
Male 1,402 12 0.8 0.4- 1.6 508 33.5 30.6-36.7 882 65.7 62.6-68.7
Female 1,318 12 0.9 0.4- 1.9 399 30.6 27.6-33.8 907 68.5 65.2-71.5
RACE
White 1,863 15 0.8 0.4- 1.4 671 36.3 33.6-39.1 1,177 62.9 60.1-65.6
African American 383 3 0.8 0.2- 3.0 103 24.1 19.6-29.3 277 75.1 69.8-79.7
Other Minorities 473 6 1.2 0.4- 3.4 133 26.8 22.0-32.1 334 72.1 66.7-76.9
HISPANIC
Yes 275 1 0.9 0.1- 5.8 80 27.6 21.6-34.5 194 71.6 64.5-77.7
No 2,438 23 0.8 0.5- 1.4 825 32.7 30.4-35.1 1,590 66.5 64.1-68.8
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 592 2 0.2 0.1- 1.1 99 18.7 15.0-23.0 491 81.1 76.8-84.7
5 through 10 898 5 0.4 0.1- 1.3 281 30.7 27.1-34.5 612 68.9 65.1-72.5
11 through 13 481 7 1.4 0.5- 3.9 191 40.9 35.4-46.7 283 57.6 51.9-63.2
14 through 17 749 10 1.7 0.8- 3.5 336 41.9 37.6-46.4 403 56.4 51.9-60.8
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 181 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 48 21.4 15.2-29.4 131 78.1 70.1-84.4
H.S. 436 10 2.6 1.2- 5.6 144 30.7 25.6-36.3 282 66.8 61.0-72.0
Some College 690 5 0.5 0.2- 1.3 230 31.4 27.2-35.9 455 68.2 63.7-72.3
College Graduate 1,409 7 0.6 0.2- 1.3 483 34.4 31.3-37.5 919 65.1 61.9-68.1
SCHOOL
Public 1,875 20 0.9 0.5- 1.5 704 35.9 33.3-38.7 1,151 63.2 60.4-65.8
Private/Home 271 2 1.8 0.4- 6.9 106 38.0 31.2-45.3 163 60.2 52.9-67.1
GRADE
Not In School 566 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 93 18.0 14.4-22.3 471 81.8 77.5-85.4
K-5th 984 6 0.4 0.1- 1.1 308 31.1 27.6-34.7 670 68.5 64.9-72.0
6th-8th 477 6 1.4 0.5- 3.9 195 39.9 34.4-45.6 276 58.7 52.9-64.2
9th-12th* 692 10 1.8 0.9- 3.8 311 43.1 38.6-47.8 371 55.0 50.3-59.7
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 127 2 0.7 0.2- 3.0 45 32.6 23.4-43.5 80 66.6 55.8-76.0
Private 1,517 11 0.9 0.5- 1.8 548 35.9 33.0-39.0 958 63.2 60.1-66.1
Health Choice 122 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 45 36.2 26.4-47.3 76 63.4 52.3-73.2
Medicaid 556 3 0.3 0.1- 1.2 138 21.6 17.8-26.0 415 78.0 73.7-81.9
Other 233 4 1.2 0.4- 3.2 70 30.2 23.3-38.0 159 68.7 60.8-75.6
No health insurance 145 3 2.4 0.5-10.7 53 33.7 25.0-43.8 89 63.8 53.7-72.9
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 273 6 1.4 0.5- 3.5 94 33.3 26.9-40.4 173 65.3 58.2-71.8
No 2,422 18 0.8 0.4- 1.4 807 32.0 29.8-34.4 1,597 67.2 64.8-69.5

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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, 1b & 2 from Nutrition module: 1a. How many servings of fruit does (CHILD) eat? 1b. How many servings of 100% fruit juice does (CHILD) consume? 2. How many servings of ve getables 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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