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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Nutrition

On a typical day, how many servings of fruit does (CHILD) eat?
(a serving of fruit is 1/2 cup or a medium piece of fruit)***

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  Total
Respond.#
1 serving 2 servings 3 or more servings None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,748 697 23.2 21.3-25.2 906 34.0 31.8-36.3 934 36.1 33.8-38.4 211 6.7 5.7- 7.9
GENDER
Male 1,417 373 24.4 21.8-27.3 458 32.4 29.4-35.6 462 36.0 32.9-39.3 124 7.1 5.7- 8.9
Female 1,331 324 21.9 19.3-24.7 448 35.7 32.5-39.0 472 36.1 33.0-39.4 87 6.2 4.8- 8.0
RACE
White 1,880 498 24.7 22.4-27.2 615 33.9 31.3-36.6 632 35.4 32.8-38.2 135 6.0 4.8- 7.3
African American 382 92 22.9 18.4-28.1 128 32.6 27.4-38.3 130 36.8 31.3-42.8 32 7.7 5.2-11.2
Other Minorities 485 107 18.3 14.7-22.6 162 36.1 30.8-41.8 172 37.4 32.1-43.1 44 8.2 5.6-11.8
HISPANIC
Yes 281 61 18.7 14.0-24.5 95 35.5 28.8-42.8 105 38.5 31.7-45.7 20 7.3 4.3-12.2
No 2,460 634 23.8 21.8-26.0 807 33.7 31.4-36.1 828 35.8 33.4-38.3 191 6.6 5.6- 7.9
AGE GROUPS
1 through 4 598 65 10.4 7.8-13.7 203 37.3 32.6-42.3 316 49.7 44.7-54.6 14 2.6 1.4- 4.9
5 through 10 907 225 24.4 21.1-28.0 314 32.5 29.0-36.3 332 39.4 35.5-43.4 36 3.7 2.4- 5.5
11 through 13 485 164 32.6 27.6-38.1 163 33.0 27.9-38.5 109 25.4 20.7-30.9 49 8.9 6.4-12.4
14 through 17 758 243 28.0 24.3-32.1 226 33.6 29.3-38.1 177 24.5 20.7-28.6 112 13.9 11.1-17.3
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 185 42 17.0 11.8-23.8 64 37.7 29.3-46.9 66 39.9 31.5-48.9 13 5.4 2.6-10.7
H.S. 451 130 25.4 20.8-30.6 137 31.7 26.6-37.4 137 33.9 28.4-39.9 47 9.0 6.3-12.8
Some College 696 184 25.5 21.6-29.8 222 32.0 27.7-36.5 229 35.3 30.9-40.0 61 7.2 5.3- 9.7
College Graduate 1,412 339 22.5 19.9-25.2 482 35.1 32.1-38.3 501 36.5 33.4-39.6 90 6.0 4.6- 7.7
SCHOOL
Public 1,897 559 27.1 24.6-29.6 631 33.8 31.1-36.5 537 31.4 28.8-34.2 170 7.7 6.4- 9.3
Private/Home 272 70 24.7 18.9-31.5 83 29.9 23.8-36.8 95 37.1 30.2-44.6 24 8.3 5.0-13.3
GRADE
Not In School 571 66 11.0 8.3-14.5 191 36.8 32.0-41.9 299 49.4 44.3-54.4 15 2.8 1.5- 5.2
K-5th 995 241 23.7 20.6-27.1 351 33.3 29.8-36.9 364 39.5 35.8-43.3 39 3.5 2.4- 5.1
6th-8th 480 172 33.4 28.3-38.9 157 33.4 28.2-39.0 104 24.9 20.0-30.5 47 8.4 5.9-11.7
9th-12th* 701 218 27.5 23.7-31.8 207 32.9 28.6-37.6 166 24.2 20.4-28.4 110 15.4 12.3-19.1
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 127 27 19.2 12.1-29.2 48 41.5 30.7-53.1 42 35.1 25.3-46.3 10 4.2 2.1- 8.1
Private 1,530 412 24.9 22.3-27.7 498 33.5 30.6-36.5 504 34.6 31.7-37.7 116 7.0 5.7- 8.7
Health Choice 123 34 25.7 17.6-35.7 51 43.9 33.5-55.0 25 22.7 14.4-33.8 13 7.7 3.7-15.3
Medicaid 564 130 20.2 16.5-24.4 175 31.7 27.1-36.7 225 42.7 37.7-47.9 34 5.3 3.5- 8.1
Other 234 48 19.4 13.9-26.4 87 37.7 30.3-45.8 83 37.2 29.7-45.3 16 5.7 2.8-11.2
No health insurance 150 41 26.4 18.6-36.0 39 29.8 21.4-39.9 49 33.0 24.4-42.8 21 10.8 6.4-17.7
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 275 76 25.6 19.9-32.3 81 31.7 25.2-39.1 83 30.8 24.4-38.0 35 11.9 7.8-17.5
No 2,447 612 22.7 20.7-24.8 821 34.5 32.1-36.9 839 36.6 34.3-39.1 175 6.2 5.1- 7.4

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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.

^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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