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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Food Insecurity

Is he/she currently enrolled in the WIC program?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 904 210 26.6 23.1-30.4 694 73.4 69.6-76.9
GENDER
Male 464 114 27.2 22.4-32.7 350 72.8 67.3-77.6
Female 440 96 25.9 20.9-31.6 344 74.1 68.4-79.1
RACE
White 601 85 12.7 9.8-16.2 516 87.3 83.8-90.2
African American 109 39 36.1 26.7-46.7 70 63.9 53.3-73.3
Other Minorities 194 86 52.6 44.0-61.0 108 47.4 39.0-56.0
HISPANIC
Yes 131 71 60.5 50.0-70.1 60 39.5 29.9-50.0
No 768 138 19.6 16.3-23.5 630 80.4 76.5-83.7
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 84 54 69.5 56.7-79.9 30 30.5 20.1-43.3
H.S. 123 48 43.0 32.8-53.9 75 57.0 46.1-67.2
Some College 218 71 39.5 31.5-48.1 147 60.5 51.9-68.5
College Graduate 477 37 7.0 4.6-10.4 440 93.0 89.6-95.4
GRADE
Not In School 725 194 31.2 27.1-35.6 531 68.8 64.4-72.9
K-5th 179 16 8.9 5.1-15.0 163 91.1 85.0-94.9
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 35 0 0.0 . - . 35 100 . - .
Private 467 17 3.8 2.1- 6.7 450 96.2 93.3-97.9
Health Choice 16 5 32.1 11.9-62.5 11 67.9 37.5-88.1
Medicaid 287 177 64.8 57.9-71.2 110 35.2 28.8-42.1
Other 69 6 10.6 3.8-26.5 63 89.4 73.5-96.2
No health insurance 25 2 13.6 3.5-40.6 23 86.4 59.4-96.5
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 55 15 34.1 20.5-51.0 40 65.9 49.0-79.5
No 836 192 26.2 22.6-30.2 644 73.8 69.8-77.4

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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 5 years and younger.

^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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