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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Is (CHILD)'s need for medical care (If age 2 yrs or older, INCLUDE phrase: “mental health or educational services”)
because of ANY medical, behavioral, or other health condition?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 384 322 83.4 78.0-87.7 62 16.6 12.3-22.0
GENDER
Male 218 184 83.4 75.9-88.8 34 16.6 11.2-24.1
Female 166 138 83.5 74.9-89.5 28 16.5 10.5-25.1
RACE
White 276 243 89.0 83.4-92.9 33 11.0 7.1-16.6
African American 48 34 69.9 52.9-82.8 14 30.1 17.2-47.1
Other Minorities 60 45 75.8 60.9-86.3 15 24.2 13.7-39.1
HISPANIC
Yes 24 19 80.7 56.5-93.1 5 19.3 6.9-43.5
No 359 303 83.7 78.1-88.1 56 16.3 11.9-21.9
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 65 54 79.6 64.9-89.1 11 20.4 10.9-35.1
5 through 10 124 109 85.5 75.6-91.8 15 14.5 8.2-24.4
11 through 13 64 53 88.4 73.5-95.5 11 11.6 4.5-26.5
14 through 17 131 106 80.9 70.6-88.2 25 19.1 11.8-29.4
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 19 16 88.4 61.5-97.3 3 11.6 2.7-38.5
H.S. 76 61 79.8 65.7-89.0 15 20.2 11.0-34.3
Some College 113 100 93.5 87.5-96.7 13 6.5 3.3-12.5
College Graduate 176 145 78.7 69.8-85.6 31 21.3 14.4-30.2
SCHOOL
Public 280 235 84.0 77.5-88.9 45 16.0 11.1-22.5
Private/Home 39 31 82.8 67.4-91.8 8 17.2 8.2-32.6
GRADE
Not In School 64 55 81.3 66.4-90.6 9 18.7 9.4-33.6
K-5th 131 113 84.5 74.9-90.9 18 15.5 9.1-25.1
6th-8th 77 61 82.3 67.5-91.2 16 17.7 8.8-32.5
9th-12th* 112 93 84.4 74.5-90.9 19 15.6 9.1-25.5
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 14 13 90.3 54.6-98.6 1 9.7 1.4-45.4
Private 161 130 80.9 71.6-87.7 31 19.1 12.3-28.4
Health Choice 31 26 81.4 60.4-92.6 5 18.6 7.4-39.6
Medicaid 130 112 87.0 78.3-92.6 18 13.0 7.4-21.7
Other 29 27 95.3 80.6-99.0 2 4.7 1.0-19.4
No health insurance 18 13 60.7 32.4-83.3 5 39.3 16.7-67.6
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 297 297 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 83 21 24.5 15.4-36.7 62 75.5 63.3-84.6

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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 who currently need more medical care or mental health or educational services (Responded 'Yes' to question 1 of CSHCN Module).

^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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