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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Health Care Access and Utilization

How often do you think teenagers should be seen by a doctor or nurse for a regular check up?***

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  Total
Respond.#
At least once a year Every two years Every 3 years or less Do not need regular check ups
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,443 1,323 92.4 90.6-93.9 87 5.3 4.1- 6.8 12 0.9 0.4- 1.6 21 1.5 0.9- 2.5
GENDER
Male 750 679 90.8 87.9-93.0 53 6.5 4.6- 9.0 5 0.9 0.4- 2.4 13 1.8 0.9- 3.5
Female 693 644 94.1 91.9-95.7 34 4.0 2.7- 5.8 7 0.8 0.3- 1.7 8 1.2 0.5- 2.8
RACE
White 989 898 91.0 88.5-93.0 68 6.3 4.7- 8.4 9 1.2 0.6- 2.4 14 1.6 0.8- 3.1
African American 232 220 95.7 92.1-97.7 10 3.8 1.9- 7.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
Other Minorities 222 205 93.2 88.5-96.1 9 3.0 1.4- 6.2 2 0.5 0.1- 2.5 6 3.3 1.3- 7.8
HISPANIC
Yes 109 101 94.8 89.3-97.5 6 3.6 1.5- 8.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.6 0.4- 6.3
No 1,331 1,219 92.2 90.2-93.7 81 5.4 4.2- 7.0 12 0.9 0.5- 1.8 19 1.5 0.8- 2.6
AGE GROUPS
5 through 10 152 138 90.6 82.7-95.1 11 5.7 2.8-11.4 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9 2 2.4 0.5-11.2
11 through 13 494 450 92.0 88.7-94.4 33 6.1 4.0- 9.2 5 0.8 0.3- 2.1 6 1.1 0.4- 3.0
14 through 17 797 735 93.1 90.8-94.8 43 4.6 3.2- 6.4 6 0.8 0.3- 1.8 13 1.6 0.8- 3.0
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 67 65 97.0 84.5-99.5 2 3.0 0.5-15.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
H.S. 270 255 94.8 90.1-97.4 10 3.0 1.4- 6.3 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2 2 1.5 0.2- 8.1
Some College 371 342 93.4 90.1-95.6 18 4.0 2.4- 6.8 3 0.8 0.2- 2.7 8 1.8 0.8- 3.9
College Graduate 734 660 90.7 87.9-92.9 57 6.7 4.9- 9.1 6 1.0 0.4- 2.4 11 1.5 0.7- 3.0
SCHOOL
Public 1,276 1,173 92.4 90.5-94.0 75 5.1 3.9- 6.7 11 1.0 0.5- 1.8 17 1.5 0.8- 2.7
Private/Home 157 141 92.1 86.3-95.6 12 6.6 3.4-12.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 3 1.2 0.3- 4.2
GRADE
K-5th 213 193 88.6 81.5-93.1 16 8.1 4.5-14.2 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 3 2.4 0.7- 8.3
6th-8th 489 444 93.1 90.4-95.1 34 5.1 3.4- 7.5 5 0.8 0.3- 2.1 6 1.0 0.4- 2.8
9th-12th* 738 683 93.2 90.8-95.0 37 4.4 3.0- 6.4 6 0.8 0.4- 2.0 12 1.5 0.8- 3.0
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 68 59 80.9 64.8-90.7 7 15.7 6.8-32.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.5 0.9-12.9
Private 815 738 91.4 88.8-93.4 57 5.5 4.1- 7.5 7 1.1 0.5- 2.5 13 2.0 1.0- 3.8
Health Choice 82 81 99.5 96.4-99.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 0 0.0 . - .
Medicaid 225 217 96.9 93.0-98.7 5 1.9 0.6- 5.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 2 0.8 0.2- 4.1
Other 139 122 87.7 78.4-93.3 13 10.8 5.4-20.2 2 1.0 0.2- 4.6 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4
No health insurance 100 92 92.7 84.3-96.8 5 5.5 2.0-14.2 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 2 1.0 0.2- 4.1
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 168 158 94.6 89.0-97.4 9 4.7 2.1-10.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9
No 1,265 1,155 92.0 90.1-93.6 78 5.4 4.1- 7.0 12 1.0 0.5- 1.8 20 1.6 0.9- 2.8

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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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