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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Asthma

At school, is (CHILD) allowed to self administer emergency medication for asthma?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 251 132 52.1 44.3-59.9 119 47.9 40.1-55.7
GENDER
Male 140 66 47.5 37.4-57.9 74 52.5 42.1-62.6
Female 111 66 57.8 45.4-69.2 45 42.2 30.8-54.6
RACE
White 163 86 53.5 43.8-63.0 77 46.5 37.0-56.2
African American 50 30 52.5 35.7-68.7 20 47.5 31.3-64.3
Other Minorities 38 16 43.4 25.9-62.7 22 56.6 37.3-74.1
HISPANIC
Yes 13 6 55.9 26.3-81.9 7 44.1 18.1-73.7
No 237 126 52.0 43.9-60.0 111 48.0 40.0-56.1
AGE GROUPS
1 through 4 33 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 32 99.1 94.0-99.9
5 through 10 100 39 39.8 28.4-52.3 61 60.2 47.7-71.6
11 through 13 38 29 85.0 69.0-93.5 9 15.0 6.5-31.0
14 through 17 80 63 81.8 70.7-89.3 17 18.2 10.7-29.3
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 16 6 41.8 18.2-69.7 10 58.2 30.3-81.8
H.S. 56 33 64.0 48.3-77.1 23 36.0 22.9-51.7
Some College 69 32 41.8 28.2-56.8 37 58.2 43.2-71.8
College Graduate 110 61 53.4 41.6-64.8 49 46.6 35.2-58.4
SCHOOL
Public 195 113 59.2 50.4-67.5 82 40.8 32.5-49.6
Private/Home 23 17 69.4 37.9-89.4 6 30.6 10.6-62.1
GRADE
Not In School 33 2 2.9 0.6-12.5 31 97.1 87.5-99.4
K-5th 105 41 40.1 29.0-52.3 64 59.9 47.7-71.0
6th-8th 39 31 84.4 68.0-93.2 8 15.6 6.8-32.0
9th-12th* 74 58 81.6 70.0-89.4 16 18.4 10.6-30.0
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 12 8 64.9 27.9-89.9 4 35.1 10.1-72.1
Private 107 59 51.9 39.9-63.6 48 48.1 36.4-60.1
Health Choice 12 9 86.4 60.2-96.4 3 13.6 3.6-39.8
Medicaid 91 40 44.6 32.5-57.3 51 55.4 42.7-67.5
Other 19 10 51.4 27.8-74.4 9 48.6 25.6-72.2
No health insurance 8 4 56.3 20.0-86.9 4 43.7 13.1-80.0
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 55 28 44.3 29.4-60.4 27 55.7 39.6-70.6
No 188 102 54.7 45.6-63.6 86 45.3 36.4-54.4

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*Includes those in college or other post high school education
**SHCN=Children with Special Health Care Needs

***Asked only of 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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