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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Weight/Height

During the past year, has your child’s physician or another health professional told you that your child was overweight?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,678 210 8.1 6.9- 9.5 2,468 91.9 90.5-93.1
GENDER
Male 1,374 107 7.3 5.8- 9.1 1,267 92.7 90.9-94.2
Female 1,304 103 9.0 7.2-11.2 1,201 91.0 88.8-92.8
RACE
White 1,810 110 5.9 4.7- 7.4 1,700 94.1 92.6-95.3
African American 396 51 12.8 9.4-17.1 345 87.2 82.9-90.6
Other Minorities 471 49 10.2 7.2-14.2 422 89.8 85.8-92.8
HISPANIC
Yes 263 26 9.9 6.3-15.3 237 90.1 84.7-93.7
No 2,410 183 7.9 6.6- 9.3 2,227 92.1 90.7-93.4
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 452 18 4.3 2.4- 7.4 434 95.7 92.6-97.6
5 through 10 924 77 8.0 6.2-10.4 847 92.0 89.6-93.8
11 through 13 499 50 11.0 7.9-15.0 449 89.0 85.0-92.1
14 through 17 803 65 9.2 6.9-12.2 738 90.8 87.8-93.1
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 177 24 13.3 8.2-20.7 153 86.7 79.3-91.8
H.S. 461 37 9.5 6.4-13.8 424 90.5 86.2-93.6
Some College 675 67 9.1 6.9-11.9 608 90.9 88.1-93.1
College Graduate 1,360 81 6.4 4.9- 8.2 1,279 93.6 91.8-95.1
SCHOOL
Public 1,965 180 9.6 8.1-11.4 1,785 90.4 88.6-91.9
Private/Home 279 12 3.9 2.0- 7.6 267 96.1 92.4-98.0
GRADE
Not In School 425 17 4.5 2.5- 7.9 408 95.5 92.1-97.5
K-5th 1,014 86 8.1 6.3-10.3 928 91.9 89.7-93.7
6th-8th 493 48 10.1 7.2-14.0 445 89.9 86.0-92.8
9th-12th* 745 59 9.5 7.0-12.8 686 90.5 87.2-93.0
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 122 5 3.5 1.4- 8.5 117 96.5 91.5-98.6
Private 1,476 97 6.7 5.2- 8.4 1,379 93.3 91.6-94.8
Health Choice 127 15 14.0 7.6-24.4 112 86.0 75.6-92.4
Medicaid 545 69 12.2 9.3-15.8 476 87.8 84.2-90.7
Other 233 9 4.9 2.0-11.5 224 95.1 88.5-98.0
No health insurance 156 13 6.2 3.3-11.2 143 93.8 88.8-96.7
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 279 35 13.9 9.4-20.2 244 86.1 79.8-90.6
No 2,375 173 7.5 6.3- 8.9 2,202 92.5 91.1-93.7

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

***Asked only of children ages 2 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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