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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Health Care Access and Utilization

During the past 12 months was there any time when he/she was not covered by ANY health insurance?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,822 188 6.6 5.5- 7.8 2,634 93.4 92.2-94.5
GENDER
Male 1,456 90 6.6 5.1- 8.4 1,366 93.4 91.6-94.9
Female 1,366 98 6.6 5.2- 8.4 1,268 93.4 91.6-94.8
RACE
White 1,950 110 4.9 3.9- 6.1 1,840 95.1 93.9-96.1
African American 408 32 9.0 6.1-13.0 376 91.0 87.0-93.9
Other Minorities 463 46 9.8 7.0-13.7 417 90.2 86.3-93.0
HISPANIC
Yes 255 30 11.2 7.4-16.6 225 88.8 83.4-92.6
No 2,560 158 6.1 5.0- 7.4 2,402 93.9 92.6-95.0
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 736 53 6.6 4.8- 9.1 683 93.4 90.9-95.2
5 through 10 875 62 8.0 6.0-10.6 813 92.0 89.4-94.0
11 through 13 464 29 6.7 4.3-10.3 435 93.3 89.7-95.7
14 through 17 747 44 4.4 3.0- 6.3 703 95.6 93.7-97.0
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 169 23 14.3 8.9-22.1 146 85.7 77.9-91.1
H.S. 460 48 9.6 6.8-13.5 412 90.4 86.5-93.2
Some College 709 64 8.6 6.4-11.5 645 91.4 88.5-93.6
College Graduate 1,479 52 3.9 2.8- 5.4 1,427 96.1 94.6-97.2
SCHOOL
Public 1,842 128 7.1 5.7- 8.7 1,714 92.9 91.3-94.3
Private/Home 264 8 3.0 1.3- 6.8 256 97.0 93.2-98.7
GRADE
Not In School 711 52 6.8 4.9- 9.4 659 93.2 90.6-95.1
K-5th 958 66 7.6 5.7- 9.9 892 92.4 90.1-94.3
6th-8th 458 28 6.4 4.1- 9.9 430 93.6 90.1-95.9
9th-12th* 694 42 4.8 3.2- 7.0 652 95.2 93.0-96.8
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 133 3 4.5 1.3-14.2 130 95.5 85.8-98.7
Private 1,627 57 3.8 2.7- 5.2 1,570 96.2 94.8-97.3
Health Choice 129 26 17.9 11.5-26.8 103 82.1 73.2-88.5
Medicaid 655 88 12.0 9.4-15.2 567 88.0 84.8-90.6
Other 255 13 3.9 2.0- 7.4 242 96.1 92.6-98.0
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 287 17 3.5 2.0- 6.1 270 96.5 93.9-98.0
No 2,509 170 7.0 5.8- 8.3 2,339 93.0 91.7-94.2

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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 who are currently covered by health insurance.

^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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