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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Asthma

Does (CHILD) use a rescue medication such as Albuterol, Alupent,
Ventolin, Proventil, Xopenex or Maxair inhaler?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 253 218 87.9 82.2-92.0 35 12.1 8.0-17.8
GENDER
Male 140 121 87.1 78.1-92.7 19 12.9 7.3-21.9
Female 113 97 89.0 81.1-93.8 16 11.0 6.2-18.9
RACE
White 164 139 86.5 78.8-91.7 25 13.5 8.3-21.2
African American 51 44 88.1 74.0-95.1 7 11.9 4.9-26.0
Other Minorities 38 35 95.5 86.3-98.6 3 4.5 1.4-13.7
HISPANIC
Yes 13 12 96.5 77.8-99.5 1 3.5 0.5-22.2
No 239 206 87.6 81.6-91.8 33 12.4 8.2-18.4
AGE GROUPS
1 through 4 33 28 89.4 73.9-96.2 5 10.6 3.8-26.1
5 through 10 102 91 91.0 82.1-95.7 11 9.0 4.3-17.9
11 through 13 39 34 90.8 72.4-97.4 5 9.2 2.6-27.6
14 through 17 79 65 80.3 66.0-89.6 14 19.7 10.4-34.0
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 16 13 77.4 44.3-93.6 3 22.6 6.4-55.7
H.S. 55 49 93.5 85.1-97.3 6 6.5 2.7-14.9
Some College 72 64 88.3 75.4-94.9 8 11.7 5.1-24.6
College Graduate 110 92 87.1 77.9-92.9 18 12.9 7.1-22.1
SCHOOL
Public 195 167 87.2 80.1-92.0 28 12.8 8.0-19.9
Private/Home 23 21 92.3 70.9-98.3 2 7.7 1.7-29.1
GRADE
Not In School 34 29 89.2 73.5-96.1 5 10.8 3.9-26.5
K-5th 107 95 91.2 82.8-95.7 12 8.8 4.3-17.2
6th-8th 39 34 83.8 59.3-94.8 5 16.2 5.2-40.7
9th-12th* 73 60 83.8 72.2-91.1 13 16.2 8.9-27.8
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 12 10 87.8 56.8-97.5 2 12.2 2.5-43.2
Private 107 93 91.3 83.9-95.5 14 8.7 4.5-16.1
Health Choice 12 12 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Medicaid 92 80 88.0 77.9-93.9 12 12.0 6.1-22.1
Other 19 17 94.3 78.9-98.7 2 5.7 1.3-21.1
No health insurance 9 5 38.5 12.1-73.9 4 61.5 26.1-87.9
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 54 47 89.4 76.7-95.6 7 10.6 4.4-23.3
No 191 164 87.8 80.9-92.4 27 12.2 7.6-19.1

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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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