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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

General Health

Would you say that in general the health of (CHILD) is:

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  Total
Respond.#
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,986 1,680 55.9 53.6-58.1 795 26.5 24.5-28.5 424 14.9 13.3-16.5 69 2.4 1.8- 3.2 18 0.4 0.2- 0.8
GENDER
Male 1,539 862 56.4 53.2-59.4 415 25.4 22.8-28.2 218 15.2 13.0-17.6 39 2.7 1.8- 4.1 5 0.3 0.1- 1.2
Female 1,447 818 55.3 52.1-58.5 380 27.6 24.7-30.6 206 14.5 12.4-17.0 30 2.0 1.3- 3.1 13 0.6 0.3- 1.0
RACE
White 2,024 1,252 62.9 60.3-65.5 545 27.0 24.6-29.5 194 9.0 7.6-10.7 27 0.9 0.6- 1.5 6 0.1 0.1- 0.3
African American 428 189 44.0 38.6-49.6 123 30.0 25.1-35.4 96 21.6 17.4-26.4 16 4.1 2.3- 7.0 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1
Other Minorities 533 238 45.7 40.4-51.1 127 20.5 16.7-24.9 134 27.0 22.5-32.1 26 5.2 3.2- 8.4 8 1.6 0.6- 3.8
HISPANIC
Yes 308 118 40.6 33.9-47.6 68 19.6 14.9-25.4 98 31.1 25.2-37.7 19 7.1 4.2-11.8 5 1.6 0.5- 5.1
No 2,670 1,558 57.9 55.6-60.3 725 27.3 25.3-29.5 324 12.7 11.2-14.4 50 1.7 1.2- 2.5 13 0.3 0.2- 0.5
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 757 475 60.7 56.2-65.0 172 24.1 20.5-28.2 96 13.4 10.6-16.8 11 1.3 0.7- 2.6 3 0.5 0.1- 2.2
5 through 10 925 498 52.3 48.4-56.3 271 30.1 26.6-33.9 133 14.7 12.1-17.8 17 2.5 1.4- 4.4 6 0.3 0.1- 0.8
11 through 13 500 282 57.9 52.3-63.3 135 24.4 20.0-29.4 73 15.5 11.9-20.1 10 2.2 1.0- 4.7 0 0.0 . - .
14 through 17 804 425 53.6 49.1-57.9 217 25.5 21.9-29.4 122 16.4 13.3-20.0 31 3.6 2.3- 5.7 9 0.9 0.4- 1.9
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 207 47 27.5 20.3-36.1 44 19.1 13.4-26.4 93 43.5 35.4-51.9 20 9.2 5.4-15.3 3 0.7 0.2- 2.6
H.S. 500 211 41.9 36.6-47.5 150 28.6 24.0-33.8 111 23.6 19.1-28.7 21 4.9 2.9- 8.2 7 0.9 0.4- 2.1
Some College 758 414 53.9 49.3-58.4 227 30.6 26.5-34.9 96 12.9 10.1-16.4 16 1.8 0.9- 3.5 5 0.8 0.3- 2.6
College Graduate 1,516 1,006 65.5 62.4-68.4 373 25.0 22.4-27.8 122 8.6 7.0-10.6 12 0.8 0.4- 1.8 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3
SCHOOL
Public 1,969 1,037 52.4 49.7-55.2 562 28.1 25.7-30.6 300 16.0 14.0-18.2 56 3.0 2.2- 4.3 14 0.5 0.3- 0.9
Private/Home 278 182 65.9 58.7-72.4 64 24.1 18.4-31.0 30 9.3 6.0-14.2 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7 0 0.0 . - .
GRADE
Not In School 730 457 60.5 55.9-64.8 166 23.6 19.9-27.6 92 14.0 11.0-17.6 11 1.4 0.7- 2.7 4 0.6 0.1- 2.2
K-5th 1,015 554 53.7 49.9-57.4 291 29.7 26.4-33.3 146 14.0 11.6-16.9 18 2.3 1.3- 4.0 6 0.3 0.1- 0.7
6th-8th 493 277 56.9 51.2-62.4 133 24.7 20.1-29.8 67 15.1 11.4-19.6 13 2.9 1.5- 5.4 3 0.5 0.2- 1.7
9th-12th* 747 391 53.0 48.5-57.5 205 25.8 22.1-29.9 119 17.2 14.0-21.0 27 3.4 2.1- 5.6 5 0.5 0.2- 1.4
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 133 76 60.8 49.8-70.8 47 34.7 25.0-45.8 8 3.7 1.7- 7.7 2 0.8 0.2- 3.5 0 0.0 . - .
Private 1,626 1,063 64.7 61.7-67.6 408 25.7 23.1-28.5 140 8.9 7.3-10.9 11 0.5 0.2- 1.2 4 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Health Choice 129 47 37.9 28.2-48.6 41 28.5 20.2-38.5 34 29.2 20.2-40.2 5 3.8 1.1-12.2 2 0.6 0.1- 2.7
Medicaid 658 248 39.1 34.5-43.9 183 28.0 24.0-32.5 180 25.6 21.8-29.9 39 6.2 4.2- 8.9 8 1.1 0.4- 2.6
Other 255 164 68.3 61.0-74.7 68 21.4 16.4-27.5 19 8.1 4.7-13.6 4 2.2 0.7- 6.9 0 0.0 . - .
No health insurance 162 73 42.4 33.2-52.1 40 25.6 18.1-34.9 37 25.9 18.2-35.4 8 4.0 1.9- 8.5 4 2.1 0.8- 5.8
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 297 65 21.9 16.9-27.9 95 31.8 25.6-38.7 94 33.5 27.0-40.7 32 9.7 6.3-14.5 11 3.1 1.4- 6.9
No 2,661 1,608 59.8 57.5-62.2 689 25.8 23.7-27.9 323 12.7 11.2-14.4 35 1.6 1.0- 2.4 6 0.1 0.1- 0.4

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

^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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