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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Food Preparation

Thinking about every day cooking, how would you rate your skill at cooking healthy meals for your family?
Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.#
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,984 664 22.8 21.0-24.8 1,149 39.3 37.1-41.5 872 28.2 26.2-30.2 248 8.3 7.1- 9.7 51 1.4 1.0- 2.0
GENDER
Male 1,539 343 23.1 20.5-25.9 578 38.1 35.1-41.2 460 28.4 25.7-31.3 131 8.8 7.1-10.7 27 1.6 1.0- 2.6
Female 1,445 321 22.6 20.0-25.4 571 40.5 37.4-43.7 412 27.9 25.1-30.9 117 7.8 6.2- 9.8 24 1.2 0.7- 1.9
RACE
White 2,023 482 25.5 23.2-28.0 814 41.3 38.6-44.0 551 25.2 22.9-27.6 141 6.6 5.4- 8.1 35 1.4 0.9- 2.1
African American 426 81 19.4 15.4-24.3 152 36.9 31.6-42.5 150 34.0 29.0-39.4 37 8.8 6.1-12.6 6 0.9 0.3- 2.6
Other Minorities 534 101 17.7 14.1-22.1 183 35.4 30.5-40.7 170 31.4 26.6-36.6 70 13.4 10.0-17.6 10 2.1 0.9- 4.7
HISPANIC
Yes 308 53 16.0 11.6-21.5 99 34.0 27.7-40.8 99 32.0 25.9-38.7 55 17.4 12.7-23.4 2 0.7 0.1- 2.9
No 2,668 609 23.7 21.8-25.9 1,047 40.0 37.7-42.4 771 27.7 25.6-29.8 192 7.1 5.9- 8.4 49 1.5 1.1- 2.2
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 756 157 22.6 19.0-26.6 304 40.0 35.7-44.4 226 28.7 24.9-32.8 54 6.7 4.9- 9.2 15 2.0 1.1- 3.7
5 through 10 925 189 20.2 17.2-23.5 374 40.6 36.8-44.5 268 27.7 24.3-31.3 85 10.4 8.1-13.4 9 1.1 0.5- 2.3
11 through 13 498 108 22.8 18.4-27.8 204 42.1 36.7-47.7 141 27.1 22.5-32.3 39 7.4 4.9-10.9 6 0.6 0.3- 1.5
14 through 17 805 210 27.1 23.3-31.2 267 34.6 30.5-39.0 237 29.0 25.2-33.0 70 7.8 5.8-10.3 21 1.6 0.9- 2.7
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 207 24 11.5 7.1-18.1 50 25.4 18.8-33.4 79 38.1 30.3-46.6 52 24.6 18.0-32.7 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
H.S. 499 83 18.1 14.2-22.7 179 37.6 32.3-43.2 179 34.4 29.4-39.8 49 8.7 6.2-12.1 9 1.2 0.6- 2.6
Some College 758 130 17.3 14.2-21.0 300 40.2 35.8-44.7 248 31.0 27.0-35.3 63 8.9 6.5-12.0 17 2.6 1.5- 4.6
College Graduate 1,515 426 28.5 25.7-31.4 619 41.6 38.6-44.8 364 23.4 20.9-26.1 84 5.5 4.2- 7.2 22 1.0 0.6- 1.7
SCHOOL
Public 1,967 429 21.7 19.5-24.1 747 39.5 36.8-42.3 590 28.9 26.4-31.4 169 8.7 7.1-10.4 32 1.2 0.8- 1.9
Private/Home 279 88 34.0 27.4-41.2 106 34.2 27.8-41.2 62 23.3 17.7-30.1 18 7.7 4.4-13.0 5 0.9 0.3- 2.2
GRADE
Not In School 729 147 21.8 18.2-25.8 293 40.5 36.1-45.0 219 28.5 24.6-32.7 56 7.3 5.3- 9.9 14 2.0 1.1- 3.8
K-5th 1,015 208 20.7 17.7-23.9 410 40.2 36.6-44.0 298 28.1 24.9-31.6 88 9.9 7.7-12.6 11 1.1 0.6- 2.2
6th-8th 492 112 23.7 19.1-28.9 192 40.8 35.3-46.5 139 27.3 22.6-32.6 42 7.5 5.2-10.8 7 0.7 0.3- 1.5
9th-12th* 747 197 27.5 23.6-31.7 254 35.0 30.7-39.5 215 28.5 24.6-32.7 62 7.5 5.5-10.1 19 1.6 0.9- 2.8
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 133 32 28.6 19.4-39.9 55 40.9 30.7-51.9 38 26.3 17.9-36.8 6 3.3 1.4- 7.8 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5
Private 1,625 384 24.8 22.2-27.5 667 42.4 39.4-45.5 434 24.9 22.4-27.6 109 6.3 5.0- 8.0 31 1.6 1.0- 2.4
Health Choice 129 27 19.7 12.9-28.9 35 27.2 18.7-37.8 46 36.4 26.9-47.1 18 15.8 9.0-26.3 3 0.8 0.3- 2.7
Medicaid 658 121 19.3 15.8-23.3 231 35.3 30.9-40.0 226 32.7 28.4-37.2 68 10.9 8.2-14.4 12 1.9 0.9- 3.7
Other 254 60 21.5 15.9-28.5 106 44.4 36.9-52.2 73 29.2 22.5-36.9 12 4.4 2.0- 9.3 3 0.5 0.2- 1.6
No health insurance 162 34 20.2 13.7-28.8 46 27.2 19.7-36.3 48 32.7 24.2-42.5 34 19.9 13.3-28.7 0 0.0 . - .
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 297 73 24.4 18.9-30.8 103 33.5 27.2-40.4 84 29.9 23.7-36.8 30 11.3 7.4-16.9 7 1.1 0.5- 2.3
No 2,659 585 22.6 20.7-24.7 1,037 40.0 37.7-42.4 780 28.0 25.9-30.2 216 8.0 6.8- 9.4 41 1.4 1.0- 2.1

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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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