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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Is this a condition that has lasted or is expected to last for at least 12 months?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 381 335 86.0 80.9-89.9 46 14.0 10.1-19.1
GENDER
Male 215 189 85.4 78.1-90.5 26 14.6 9.5-21.9
Female 166 146 86.9 79.0-92.1 20 13.1 7.9-21.0
RACE
White 273 247 88.7 82.6-92.8 26 11.3 7.2-17.4
African American 47 38 79.5 63.4-89.7 9 20.5 10.3-36.6
Other Minorities 61 50 82.2 68.9-90.6 11 17.8 9.4-31.1
HISPANIC
Yes 23 16 73.6 50.0-88.6 7 26.4 11.4-50.0
No 357 318 86.8 81.5-90.7 39 13.2 9.3-18.5
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 65 48 69.6 54.9-81.2 17 30.4 18.8-45.1
5 through 10 124 114 93.6 87.5-96.9 10 6.4 3.1-12.5
11 through 13 64 58 91.8 74.8-97.7 6 8.2 2.3-25.2
14 through 17 128 115 85.2 74.5-91.9 13 14.8 8.1-25.5
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 19 12 58.0 31.8-80.4 7 42.0 19.6-68.2
H.S. 73 65 87.5 72.7-94.8 8 12.5 5.2-27.3
Some College 111 105 94.3 86.5-97.7 6 5.7 2.3-13.5
College Graduate 178 153 83.6 75.4-89.4 25 16.4 10.6-24.6
SCHOOL
Public 277 252 90.5 84.9-94.2 25 9.5 5.8-15.1
Private/Home 40 36 88.0 71.7-95.5 4 12.0 4.5-28.3
GRADE
Not In School 63 46 69.4 54.5-81.0 17 30.6 19.0-45.5
K-5th 132 121 93.6 87.6-96.8 11 6.4 3.2-12.4
6th-8th 75 64 82.8 67.4-91.8 11 17.2 8.2-32.6
9th-12th* 111 104 91.2 81.2-96.1 7 8.8 3.9-18.8
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 14 12 77.3 42.0-94.1 2 22.7 5.9-58.0
Private 159 141 85.7 76.5-91.7 18 14.3 8.3-23.5
Health Choice 31 29 89.0 65.3-97.2 2 11.0 2.8-34.7
Medicaid 128 111 87.3 79.2-92.6 17 12.7 7.4-20.8
Other 30 28 96.7 87.0-99.2 2 3.3 0.8-13.0
No health insurance 18 13 63.7 34.7-85.3 5 36.3 14.7-65.3
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 297 297 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 79 33 34.5 23.0-48.1 46 65.5 51.9-77.0

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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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