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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Food Preparation

How difficult would it be for you to prepare a healthy meal for your family from the food
you have in your home right now? Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.#
Very Difficult Somewhat Difficult Not Difficult
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,982 67 2.1 1.5- 2.8 226 7.5 6.4- 8.8 2,689 90.4 89.0-91.7
GENDER
Male 1,539 42 2.7 1.9- 4.0 120 8.0 6.5-10.0 1,377 89.2 87.1-91.1
Female 1,443 25 1.4 0.8- 2.2 106 7.0 5.5- 8.8 1,312 91.7 89.8-93.2
RACE
White 2,022 40 1.9 1.2- 2.8 129 6.4 5.2- 7.8 1,853 91.8 90.1-93.1
African American 427 13 2.3 1.2- 4.3 40 9.1 6.4-12.7 374 88.6 84.7-91.6
Other Minorities 532 14 2.5 1.3- 4.7 57 9.6 6.9-13.3 461 87.9 84.0-91.0
HISPANIC
Yes 307 9 2.3 1.0- 4.9 30 10.8 7.1-16.0 268 87.0 81.5-91.0
No 2,667 57 2.0 1.5- 2.8 196 7.1 6.0- 8.4 2,414 90.9 89.4-92.1
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 755 20 2.3 1.3- 4.0 51 6.9 5.0- 9.6 684 90.8 87.9-93.0
5 through 10 924 16 1.6 0.8- 3.0 69 7.9 6.0-10.3 839 90.5 87.9-92.6
11 through 13 499 10 1.9 0.9- 4.3 46 8.6 5.9-12.3 443 89.5 85.5-92.5
14 through 17 804 21 2.5 1.5- 4.2 60 7.0 5.1- 9.6 723 90.5 87.6-92.7
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 206 3 1.8 0.5- 5.8 25 11.1 6.8-17.7 178 87.1 80.3-91.8
H.S. 499 24 4.2 2.6- 6.6 54 10.6 7.7-14.5 421 85.2 80.9-88.6
Some College 757 18 3.0 1.7- 5.2 80 10.2 7.7-13.2 659 86.9 83.4-89.7
College Graduate 1,515 22 1.0 0.6- 1.9 67 4.9 3.6- 6.4 1,426 94.1 92.4-95.4
SCHOOL
Public 1,966 44 2.1 1.4- 3.1 163 8.3 6.9-10.0 1,759 89.6 87.8-91.2
Private/Home 279 3 0.9 0.2- 3.2 9 2.7 1.2- 5.6 267 96.5 93.3-98.2
GRADE
Not In School 728 20 2.4 1.4- 4.1 51 7.2 5.2-10.0 657 90.4 87.4-92.7
K-5th 1,014 17 1.5 0.8- 2.7 74 7.5 5.7- 9.7 923 91.0 88.6-93.0
6th-8th 493 13 2.8 1.4- 5.6 43 8.3 5.6-12.1 437 88.8 84.7-92.0
9th-12th* 746 17 2.1 1.2- 3.6 58 7.4 5.4-10.2 671 90.5 87.5-92.8
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 133 3 1.4 0.4- 4.6 9 7.5 3.1-17.1 121 91.1 81.9-95.9
Private 1,624 30 1.5 0.9- 2.4 94 5.2 4.1- 6.6 1,500 93.3 91.7-94.6
Health Choice 129 6 4.5 1.8-11.0 22 18.6 11.5-28.8 101 76.8 66.5-84.7
Medicaid 656 21 3.1 1.9- 5.2 60 9.7 7.1-13.0 575 87.2 83.6-90.1
Other 255 2 1.6 0.3- 8.8 16 4.5 2.4- 8.4 237 93.9 88.6-96.8
No health insurance 162 5 2.3 0.9- 5.8 20 12.2 7.3-19.9 137 85.5 77.8-90.9
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 297 13 3.6 1.9- 6.7 26 8.9 5.6-13.8 258 87.5 82.2-91.4
No 2,657 53 1.9 1.4- 2.7 197 7.4 6.2- 8.8 2,407 90.7 89.2-92.0

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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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