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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Child Health Conditions

Has a doctor or health professional ever told you that (CHILD) has high blood pressure?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,530 29 1.1 0.7- 1.8 2,501 98.9 98.2-99.3
GENDER
Male 1,300 15 0.9 0.5- 1.5 1,285 99.1 98.5-99.5
Female 1,230 14 1.4 0.7- 2.8 1,216 98.6 97.2-99.3
RACE
White 1,711 19 1.2 0.6- 2.1 1,692 98.8 97.9-99.4
African American 374 5 1.2 0.4- 3.6 369 98.8 96.4-99.6
Other Minorities 444 5 0.9 0.3- 2.3 439 99.1 97.7-99.7
HISPANIC
Yes 247 0 0.0 . - . 247 100 . - .
No 2,279 29 1.3 0.8- 2.0 2,250 98.7 98.0-99.2
AGE GROUPS
3 through 4 300 0 0.0 . - . 300 100 . - .
5 through 10 925 6 0.9 0.3- 2.4 919 99.1 97.6-99.7
11 through 13 500 9 2.0 0.9- 4.6 491 98.0 95.4-99.1
14 through 17 805 14 1.4 0.8- 2.5 791 98.6 97.5-99.2
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 165 0 0.0 . - . 165 100 . - .
H.S. 439 10 1.4 0.7- 2.9 429 98.6 97.1-99.3
Some College 643 4 0.9 0.3- 3.1 639 99.1 96.9-99.7
College Graduate 1,278 15 1.3 0.7- 2.4 1,263 98.7 97.6-99.3
SCHOOL
Public 1,969 26 1.3 0.8- 2.2 1,943 98.7 97.8-99.2
Private/Home 279 2 0.9 0.2- 4.5 277 99.1 95.5-99.8
GRADE
Not In School 273 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 272 99.8 98.5- 100
K-5th 1,015 6 0.8 0.3- 2.2 1,009 99.2 97.8-99.7
6th-8th 494 10 2.2 1.0- 4.7 484 97.8 95.3-99.0
9th-12th* 747 12 1.3 0.7- 2.6 735 98.7 97.4-99.3
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 118 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 117 99.7 98.1- 100
Private 1,397 14 1.3 0.7- 2.5 1,383 98.7 97.5-99.3
Health Choice 124 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2 122 99.2 96.8-99.8
Medicaid 500 8 1.0 0.5- 2.1 492 99.0 97.9-99.5
Other 219 0 0.0 . - . 219 100 . - .
No health insurance 153 2 0.8 0.2- 3.5 151 99.2 96.5-99.8
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 270 13 5.6 2.9-10.8 257 94.4 89.2-97.1
No 2,237 16 0.6 0.3- 1.1 2,221 99.4 98.9-99.7

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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 3 years and older.

^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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