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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Asthma

During the past 12 months, has (CHILD) had to visit a hospital emergency room or
urgent care clinic because of his/her asthma?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 255 49 19.9 14.3-27.0 206 80.1 73.0-85.7
GENDER
Male 142 26 20.8 13.4-31.0 116 79.2 69.0-86.6
Female 113 23 18.9 11.4-29.5 90 81.1 70.5-88.6
RACE
White 165 22 15.3 9.3-24.1 143 84.7 75.9-90.7
African American 52 13 26.0 14.1-42.7 39 74.0 57.3-85.9
Other Minorities 38 14 30.5 16.9-48.7 24 69.5 51.3-83.1
HISPANIC
Yes 13 5 21.6 7.4-49.0 8 78.4 51.0-92.6
No 241 44 19.9 14.1-27.3 197 80.1 72.7-85.9
AGE GROUPS
1 through 4 33 11 34.0 17.6-55.4 22 66.0 44.6-82.4
5 through 10 102 26 25.6 16.4-37.8 76 74.4 62.2-83.6
11 through 13 39 3 7.2 1.9-23.2 36 92.8 76.8-98.1
14 through 17 81 9 10.4 3.9-25.0 72 89.6 75.0-96.1
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 16 4 20.1 6.7-46.8 12 79.9 53.2-93.3
H.S. 56 15 36.8 21.9-54.6 41 63.2 45.4-78.1
Some College 72 13 14.1 7.3-25.6 59 85.9 74.4-92.7
College Graduate 111 17 16.3 9.3-27.1 94 83.7 72.9-90.7
SCHOOL
Public 197 37 19.2 12.9-27.4 160 80.8 72.6-87.1
Private/Home 23 0 0.0 . - . 23 100 . - .
GRADE
Not In School 34 12 35.5 18.8-56.6 22 64.5 43.4-81.2
K-5th 107 25 24.0 15.2-35.8 82 76.0 64.2-84.8
6th-8th 39 4 7.9 2.4-22.9 35 92.1 77.1-97.6
9th-12th* 75 8 10.9 3.9-27.0 67 89.1 73.0-96.1
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 12 4 51.4 16.6-84.9 8 48.6 15.1-83.4
Private 108 11 11.7 5.8-22.2 97 88.3 77.8-94.2
Health Choice 12 3 34.4 8.8-74.0 9 65.6 26.0-91.2
Medicaid 93 27 27.9 18.4-39.8 66 72.1 60.2-81.6
Other 19 3 19.5 5.8-48.5 16 80.5 51.5-94.2
No health insurance 9 1 9.4 1.2-47.0 8 90.6 53.0-98.8
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 55 17 27.4 16.2-42.4 38 72.6 57.6-83.8
No 192 29 17.6 11.4-26.1 163 82.4 73.9-88.6

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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 who currently have asthma.

^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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