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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 high school?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,440 1,363 94.5 92.8-95.9 77 5.5 4.1- 7.2
GENDER
Male 745 698 93.7 91.0-95.6 47 6.3 4.4- 9.0
Female 695 665 95.5 93.0-97.1 30 4.5 2.9- 7.0
RACE
White 986 931 94.1 91.8-95.7 55 5.9 4.3- 8.2
African American 229 219 95.2 90.2-97.7 10 4.8 2.3- 9.8
Other Minorities 225 213 95.5 91.2-97.8 12 4.5 2.2- 8.8
HISPANIC
Yes 111 107 97.6 92.8-99.2 4 2.4 0.8- 7.2
No 1,326 1,253 94.2 92.4-95.7 73 5.8 4.3- 7.6
AGE GROUPS
5 through 10 154 145 91.6 82.5-96.1 9 8.4 3.9-17.5
11 through 13 492 466 95.5 92.8-97.2 26 4.5 2.8- 7.2
14 through 17 794 752 94.6 92.2-96.3 42 5.4 3.7- 7.8
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 67 66 99.5 96.6-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
H.S. 263 248 94.4 88.7-97.3 15 5.6 2.7-11.3
Some College 375 357 96.1 93.4-97.7 18 3.9 2.3- 6.6
College Graduate 734 691 93.5 90.8-95.4 43 6.5 4.6- 9.2
SCHOOL
Public 1,273 1,211 94.6 92.7-96.0 62 5.4 4.0- 7.3
Private/Home 156 143 94.9 90.4-97.3 13 5.1 2.7- 9.6
GRADE
K-5th 215 202 92.1 85.4-95.9 13 7.9 4.1-14.6
6th-8th 485 457 95.6 93.1-97.3 28 4.4 2.7- 6.9
9th-12th* 737 701 94.6 92.0-96.4 36 5.4 3.6- 8.0
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 68 66 97.6 89.8-99.5 2 2.4 0.5-10.2
Private 813 766 93.3 90.7-95.2 47 6.7 4.8- 9.3
Health Choice 81 77 92.4 77.1-97.8 4 7.6 2.2-22.9
Medicaid 222 213 96.4 92.5-98.3 9 3.6 1.7- 7.5
Other 141 134 98.0 95.5-99.1 7 2.0 0.9- 4.5
No health insurance 101 93 96.2 91.7-98.3 8 3.8 1.7- 8.3
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 167 158 93.9 86.6-97.3 9 6.1 2.7-13.4
No 1,263 1,195 94.6 92.7-96.0 68 5.4 4.0- 7.3

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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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