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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Health Care Access and Utilization

Is it important for a child to get a regular check up before they enter middle school?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,442 1,355 93.7 92.0-95.1 87 6.3 4.9- 8.0
GENDER
Male 749 700 93.4 90.9-95.3 49 6.6 4.7- 9.1
Female 693 655 94.1 91.4-96.0 38 5.9 4.0- 8.6
RACE
White 987 923 93.0 90.6-94.8 64 7.0 5.2- 9.4
African American 231 220 95.6 91.6-97.8 11 4.4 2.2- 8.4
Other Minorities 224 212 94.0 88.6-96.9 12 6.0 3.1-11.4
HISPANIC
Yes 111 106 94.8 87.1-98.0 5 5.2 2.0-12.9
No 1,328 1,246 93.6 91.7-95.1 82 6.4 4.9- 8.3
AGE GROUPS
5 through 10 153 143 92.4 84.8-96.3 10 7.6 3.7-15.2
11 through 13 491 462 94.6 91.9-96.4 29 5.4 3.6- 8.1
14 through 17 798 750 93.5 90.8-95.4 48 6.5 4.6- 9.2
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 68 66 97.3 86.7-99.5 2 2.7 0.5-13.3
H.S. 268 249 93.6 88.7-96.5 19 6.4 3.5-11.3
Some College 373 357 96.4 93.9-97.9 16 3.6 2.1- 6.1
College Graduate 732 682 92.3 89.5-94.4 50 7.7 5.6-10.5
SCHOOL
Public 1,275 1,201 93.6 91.7-95.1 74 6.4 4.9- 8.3
Private/Home 156 145 95.3 90.8-97.6 11 4.7 2.4- 9.2
GRADE
K-5th 214 199 92.4 86.7-95.8 15 7.6 4.2-13.3
6th-8th 483 455 95.2 92.8-96.9 28 4.8 3.1- 7.2
9th-12th* 742 698 93.1 90.2-95.2 44 6.9 4.8- 9.8
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 68 64 93.3 82.5-97.6 4 6.7 2.4-17.5
Private 807 757 93.3 90.9-95.2 50 6.7 4.8- 9.1
Health Choice 84 79 90.6 76.4-96.6 5 9.4 3.4-23.6
Medicaid 227 215 94.7 90.1-97.2 12 5.3 2.8- 9.9
Other 140 135 97.8 93.8-99.2 5 2.2 0.8- 6.2
No health insurance 102 91 91.7 82.9-96.2 11 8.3 3.8-17.1
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 168 158 93.2 86.0-96.8 10 6.8 3.2-14.0
No 1,264 1,187 93.7 91.9-95.2 77 6.3 4.8- 8.1

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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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