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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Asthma

Does (CHILD) still have asthma?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,825 255 8.2 7.1- 9.5 2,570 91.8 90.5-92.9
GENDER
Male 1,457 142 8.8 7.2-10.7 1,315 91.2 89.3-92.8
Female 1,368 113 7.6 6.0- 9.6 1,255 92.4 90.4-94.0
RACE
White 1,909 165 8.2 6.8- 9.9 1,744 91.8 90.1-93.2
African American 409 52 10.7 7.8-14.6 357 89.3 85.4-92.2
Other Minorities 506 38 5.1 3.5- 7.4 468 94.9 92.6-96.5
HISPANIC
Yes 287 13 3.7 1.9- 6.9 274 96.3 93.1-98.1
No 2,531 241 8.8 7.5-10.3 2,290 91.2 89.7-92.5
AGE GROUPS
1 through 4 610 33 5.1 3.3- 7.7 577 94.9 92.3-96.7
5 through 10 916 102 10.0 7.9-12.7 814 90.0 87.3-92.1
11 through 13 497 39 7.7 5.3-11.2 458 92.3 88.8-94.7
14 through 17 802 81 9.1 6.9-11.8 721 90.9 88.2-93.1
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 195 16 6.8 3.9-11.7 179 93.2 88.3-96.1
H.S. 473 56 9.8 7.1-13.4 417 90.2 86.6-92.9
Some College 720 72 7.6 5.7-10.1 648 92.4 89.9-94.3
College Graduate 1,432 111 8.3 6.6-10.3 1,321 91.7 89.7-93.4
SCHOOL
Public 1,956 197 9.4 8.0-11.2 1,759 90.6 88.8-92.0
Private/Home 277 23 6.6 3.8-11.2 254 93.4 88.8-96.2
GRADE
Not In School 583 34 5.3 3.5- 8.0 549 94.7 92.0-96.5
K-5th 1,006 107 9.6 7.6-12.0 899 90.4 88.0-92.4
6th-8th 492 39 8.1 5.5-11.8 453 91.9 88.2-94.5
9th-12th* 743 75 8.9 6.7-11.6 668 91.1 88.4-93.3
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 124 12 7.9 3.4-17.1 112 92.1 82.9-96.6
Private 1,548 108 7.2 5.7- 9.0 1,440 92.8 91.0-94.3
Health Choice 129 12 8.5 4.2-16.4 117 91.5 83.6-95.8
Medicaid 603 93 11.9 9.3-15.0 510 88.1 85.0-90.7
Other 242 19 5.1 3.0- 8.3 223 94.9 91.7-97.0
No health insurance 158 9 6.9 3.1-14.5 149 93.1 85.5-96.9
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 288 55 15.6 11.4-21.0 233 84.4 79.0-88.6
No 2,511 192 7.3 6.1- 8.7 2,319 92.7 91.3-93.9

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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. NOTE: Children without asthma are included in the denominator to estimate current asthma prevalence.

^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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