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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Asthma

Is (CHILD) using a medicine every day, such as a Beclovent, Azmacort, Pulmicort, Flovent, Advair, Singulair, or Vanceril inhaler,
that was prescribed by a doctor to keep him/her from having asthma problems?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 254 133 49.3 41.5-57.1 121 50.7 42.9-58.5
GENDER
Male 141 73 52.2 41.9-62.3 68 47.8 37.7-58.1
Female 113 60 45.8 34.5-57.6 53 54.2 42.4-65.5
RACE
White 164 86 49.4 39.8-59.1 78 50.6 40.9-60.2
African American 52 25 46.6 30.9-63.0 27 53.4 37.0-69.1
Other Minorities 38 22 55.8 36.6-73.3 16 44.2 26.7-63.4
HISPANIC
Yes 13 8 53.4 23.8-80.8 5 46.6 19.2-76.2
No 240 125 49.1 41.2-57.2 115 50.9 42.8-58.8
AGE GROUPS
1 through 4 33 16 35.7 19.5-56.0 17 64.3 44.0-80.5
5 through 10 101 61 56.0 43.5-67.8 40 44.0 32.2-56.5
11 through 13 39 20 58.2 39.0-75.3 19 41.8 24.7-61.0
14 through 17 81 36 41.0 28.5-54.7 45 59.0 45.3-71.5
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 16 10 75.0 50.3-89.9 6 25.0 10.1-49.7
H.S. 56 28 49.9 33.9-65.9 28 50.1 34.1-66.1
Some College 71 45 57.7 42.6-71.4 26 42.3 28.6-57.4
College Graduate 111 50 42.4 31.6-54.0 61 57.6 46.0-68.4
SCHOOL
Public 196 104 52.3 43.5-61.0 92 47.7 39.0-56.5
Private/Home 23 10 29.1 12.7-53.6 13 70.9 46.4-87.3
GRADE
Not In School 34 19 46.0 26.8-66.5 15 54.0 33.5-73.2
K-5th 106 61 52.0 40.0-63.8 45 48.0 36.2-60.0
6th-8th 39 22 58.8 38.8-76.2 17 41.2 23.8-61.2
9th-12th* 75 31 39.8 27.1-54.1 44 60.2 45.9-72.9
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 12 9 54.0 16.5-87.5 3 46.0 12.5-83.5
Private 107 53 43.6 32.4-55.5 54 56.4 44.5-67.6
Health Choice 12 6 56.0 24.5-83.3 6 44.0 16.7-75.5
Medicaid 93 52 57.5 44.7-69.3 41 42.5 30.7-55.3
Other 19 10 57.7 32.9-79.2 9 42.3 20.8-67.1
No health insurance 9 3 34.3 9.4-72.2 6 65.7 27.8-90.6
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 54 45 77.2 57.9-89.3 9 22.8 10.7-42.1
No 192 82 42.2 33.6-51.2 110 57.8 48.8-66.4

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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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