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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Does (CHILD) currently need or use more medical care (If age 2 yrs or older, INCLUDE phrase: “mental health or
educational services”) than is usual for most children of the same age?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,970 391 12.8 11.4-14.4 2,579 87.2 85.6-88.6
GENDER
Male 1,534 221 14.5 12.5-16.9 1,313 85.5 83.1-87.5
Female 1,436 170 11.0 9.2-13.1 1,266 89.0 86.9-90.8
RACE
White 2,010 281 14.0 12.2-16.0 1,729 86.0 84.0-87.8
African American 427 48 11.6 8.5-15.7 379 88.4 84.3-91.5
Other Minorities 532 62 10.1 7.5-13.6 470 89.9 86.4-92.5
HISPANIC
Yes 307 24 6.8 4.2-10.9 283 93.2 89.1-95.8
No 2,656 366 13.6 12.1-15.4 2,290 86.4 84.6-87.9
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 749 67 9.3 7.0-12.1 682 90.7 87.9-93.0
5 through 10 922 127 13.7 11.2-16.6 795 86.3 83.4-88.8
11 through 13 497 65 12.6 9.3-16.8 432 87.4 83.2-90.7
14 through 17 802 132 16.2 13.2-19.7 670 83.8 80.3-86.8
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 205 19 7.8 4.6-13.0 186 92.2 87.0-95.4
H.S. 495 77 14.7 11.2-19.0 418 85.3 81.0-88.8
Some College 757 116 14.8 11.9-18.3 641 85.2 81.7-88.1
College Graduate 1,508 179 12.1 10.2-14.3 1,329 87.9 85.7-89.8
SCHOOL
Public 1,961 285 14.1 12.3-16.2 1,676 85.9 83.8-87.7
Private/Home 278 40 13.1 9.3-18.1 238 86.9 81.9-90.7
GRADE
Not In School 722 65 9.7 7.3-12.7 657 90.3 87.3-92.7
K-5th 1,012 135 12.7 10.4-15.3 877 87.3 84.7-89.6
6th-8th 491 78 15.9 12.1-20.5 413 84.1 79.5-87.9
9th-12th* 744 113 14.9 11.9-18.4 631 85.1 81.6-88.1
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 133 14 7.9 4.4-13.8 119 92.1 86.2-95.6
Private 1,616 162 9.5 7.8-11.4 1,454 90.5 88.6-92.2
Health Choice 129 32 21.0 14.2-30.0 97 79.0 70.0-85.8
Medicaid 654 133 19.6 16.2-23.6 521 80.4 76.4-83.8
Other 254 31 12.6 8.3-18.6 223 87.4 81.4-91.7
No health insurance 161 18 13.4 8.0-21.7 143 86.6 78.3-92.0
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 297 297 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 2,662 83 3.1 2.4- 4.0 2,579 96.9 96.0-97.6

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

^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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