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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Asthma

Has a doctor ever told you that (CHILD) has asthma?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,833 439 14.2 12.7-15.9 2,394 85.8 84.1-87.3
GENDER
Male 1,462 263 15.7 13.6-18.1 1,199 84.3 81.9-86.4
Female 1,371 176 12.6 10.6-15.1 1,195 87.4 84.9-89.4
RACE
White 1,914 283 13.7 11.9-15.8 1,631 86.3 84.2-88.1
African American 412 86 18.6 14.7-23.2 326 81.4 76.8-85.3
Other Minorities 506 70 10.5 7.8-14.1 436 89.5 85.9-92.2
HISPANIC
Yes 287 31 10.1 6.5-15.3 256 89.9 84.7-93.5
No 2,539 407 14.8 13.1-16.6 2,132 85.2 83.4-86.9
AGE GROUPS
1 through 4 611 48 7.4 5.2-10.5 563 92.6 89.5-94.8
5 through 10 920 156 16.0 13.3-19.1 764 84.0 80.9-86.7
11 through 13 498 87 16.4 12.6-20.9 411 83.6 79.1-87.4
14 through 17 804 148 17.1 14.1-20.6 656 82.9 79.4-85.9
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 195 31 15.9 10.5-23.4 164 84.1 76.6-89.5
H.S. 475 91 16.7 13.0-21.1 384 83.3 78.9-87.0
Some College 722 124 13.6 10.9-16.7 598 86.4 83.3-89.1
College Graduate 1,436 192 13.4 11.3-15.8 1,244 86.6 84.2-88.7
SCHOOL
Public 1,962 353 16.6 14.7-18.8 1,609 83.4 81.2-85.3
Private/Home 278 35 11.9 7.8-17.7 243 88.1 82.3-92.2
GRADE
Not In School 584 49 7.8 5.5-10.9 535 92.2 89.1-94.5
K-5th 1,010 165 15.2 12.7-18.1 845 84.8 81.9-87.3
6th-8th 493 88 17.2 13.3-22.0 405 82.8 78.0-86.7
9th-12th* 745 137 16.9 13.9-20.5 608 83.1 79.5-86.1
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 126 20 13.7 7.8-23.0 106 86.3 77.0-92.2
Private 1,553 211 13.4 11.4-15.7 1,342 86.6 84.3-88.6
Health Choice 129 24 14.1 8.6-22.2 105 85.9 77.8-91.4
Medicaid 603 133 18.2 14.9-22.0 470 81.8 78.0-85.1
Other 243 35 11.8 7.9-17.3 208 88.2 82.7-92.1
No health insurance 158 13 9.1 4.6-17.0 145 90.9 83.0-95.4
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 290 78 20.7 16.0-26.5 212 79.3 73.5-84.0
No 2,516 351 13.4 11.8-15.2 2,165 86.6 84.8-88.2

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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 1 year 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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