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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Health Care Access and Utilization

How often do (CHILD)ís doctors or health care providers talk with you about encouraging him/her to take responsibility for his/her health care needs?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Never Sometimes Usually Always
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,408 579 40.0 36.8-43.3 371 25.5 22.7-28.5 183 13.4 11.3-15.8 275 21.1 18.5-24.0
GENDER
Male 733 319 43.0 38.4-47.6 196 26.1 22.2-30.3 84 10.6 8.2-13.5 134 20.4 16.9-24.5
Female 675 260 37.0 32.6-41.7 175 24.9 21.1-29.1 99 16.3 13.0-20.3 141 21.8 18.1-26.1
RACE
White 965 401 40.5 36.6-44.4 248 24.9 21.6-28.4 126 13.0 10.6-15.9 190 21.7 18.5-25.3
African American 227 82 36.4 29.3-44.2 70 27.9 21.7-35.2 27 12.3 8.0-18.4 48 23.4 17.2-30.9
Other Minorities 216 96 44.1 35.8-52.7 53 24.3 17.6-32.6 30 16.8 11.1-24.7 37 14.7 10.3-20.6
HISPANIC
Yes 106 51 51.6 40.2-62.9 24 25.9 16.7-37.8 12 7.8 4.2-14.2 19 14.7 9.0-23.1
No 1,299 526 38.9 35.6-42.3 346 25.4 22.6-28.5 171 13.9 11.7-16.5 256 21.7 18.9-24.8
AGE GROUPS
5 through 10 147 63 41.1 31.8-51.0 39 25.1 17.6-34.5 23 15.9 10.1-24.0 22 18.0 11.1-27.8
11 through 13 484 203 40.9 35.5-46.6 141 27.3 22.6-32.6 51 11.2 8.0-15.5 89 20.6 16.2-25.7
14 through 17 777 313 39.2 34.9-43.7 191 24.3 20.7-28.3 109 14.3 11.5-17.7 164 22.2 18.6-26.2
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 68 34 55.7 41.0-69.5 19 27.6 16.2-42.8 6 6.2 2.6-14.1 9 10.5 4.9-21.2
H.S. 265 129 48.4 40.7-56.2 71 26.9 20.5-34.4 22 8.2 4.8-13.7 43 16.5 11.2-23.7
Some College 358 161 45.5 39.0-52.1 87 21.0 16.5-26.4 48 15.1 10.9-20.6 62 18.4 13.5-24.5
College Graduate 716 255 33.5 29.3-38.0 193 26.6 22.8-30.8 107 15.1 12.1-18.7 161 24.8 21.0-29.0
SCHOOL
Public 1,245 514 40.0 36.6-43.5 338 26.7 23.7-29.9 158 12.9 10.7-15.4 235 20.4 17.6-23.5
Private/Home 152 58 38.0 29.0-48.1 32 17.8 12.1-25.6 24 17.4 11.1-26.1 38 26.8 19.0-36.3
GRADE
K-5th 205 89 41.4 33.4-49.8 53 24.1 17.6-32.1 28 13.3 8.7-19.7 35 21.2 14.7-29.5
6th-8th 476 190 39.0 33.5-44.7 140 28.7 23.8-34.1 60 13.0 9.6-17.5 86 19.3 15.1-24.4
9th-12th* 724 299 40.4 35.9-45.0 177 23.6 20.0-27.7 95 13.7 10.8-17.2 153 22.3 18.7-26.5
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 67 25 32.7 21.2-46.9 15 21.4 12.3-34.6 12 15.7 8.3-27.7 15 30.1 16.6-48.3
Private 787 304 37.1 33.0-41.4 213 26.3 22.7-30.4 111 13.1 10.5-16.2 159 23.5 19.8-27.6
Health Choice 83 34 37.1 25.3-50.6 27 35.5 23.7-49.4 8 9.3 4.2-19.4 14 18.1 9.5-31.6
Medicaid 222 96 43.1 35.1-51.6 59 23.9 17.7-31.4 23 13.3 8.3-20.8 44 19.7 13.9-27.1
Other 137 57 35.8 26.6-46.3 36 26.5 18.2-36.8 17 20.9 12.4-32.9 27 16.8 10.3-26.1
No health insurance 101 58 65.6 54.1-75.4 17 12.9 7.4-21.5 11 10.2 5.2-19.1 15 11.3 6.4-19.2
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 163 57 35.1 26.4-45.0 37 23.8 16.4-33.2 23 15.6 9.5-24.6 46 25.4 18.2-34.4
No 1,236 514 40.1 36.7-43.7 334 26.0 23.0-29.1 160 13.2 11.0-15.8 228 20.7 17.9-23.8

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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 10 years 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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