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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Food Insecurity

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,983 342 14.4 12.8-16.1 2,641 85.6 83.9-87.2
GENDER
Male 1,539 174 14.1 12.0-16.6 1,365 85.9 83.4-88.0
Female 1,444 168 14.7 12.4-17.3 1,276 85.3 82.7-87.6
RACE
White 2,024 132 7.2 5.9- 8.7 1,892 92.8 91.3-94.1
African American 425 107 27.6 22.8-33.0 318 72.4 67.0-77.2
Other Minorities 533 103 23.6 19.1-28.7 430 76.4 71.3-80.9
HISPANIC
Yes 307 64 25.5 19.8-32.3 243 74.5 67.7-80.2
No 2,668 278 12.9 11.4-14.7 2,390 87.1 85.3-88.6
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 755 109 18.8 15.4-22.7 646 81.2 77.3-84.6
5 through 10 925 104 13.6 11.0-16.7 821 86.4 83.3-89.0
11 through 13 500 49 11.8 8.6-16.2 451 88.2 83.8-91.4
14 through 17 803 80 11.9 9.1-15.3 723 88.1 84.7-90.9
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 207 75 41.7 33.5-50.4 132 58.3 49.6-66.5
H.S. 499 116 29.8 24.7-35.3 383 70.2 64.7-75.3
Some College 757 113 20.0 16.4-24.2 644 80.0 75.8-83.6
College Graduate 1,515 37 3.0 2.0- 4.4 1,478 97.0 95.6-98.0
SCHOOL
Public 1,966 225 13.7 11.8-15.8 1,741 86.3 84.2-88.2
Private/Home 279 10 4.1 1.8- 9.1 269 95.9 90.9-98.2
GRADE
Not In School 729 106 19.7 16.1-23.8 623 80.3 76.2-83.9
K-5th 1,014 115 12.9 10.5-15.7 899 87.1 84.3-89.5
6th-8th 494 51 13.5 9.9-18.3 443 86.5 81.7-90.1
9th-12th* 745 70 10.9 8.2-14.3 675 89.1 85.7-91.8
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 133 0 0.0 . - . 133 100 . - .
Private 1,625 18 1.7 1.0- 2.9 1,607 98.3 97.1-99.0
Health Choice 129 26 23.1 15.1-33.5 103 76.9 66.5-84.9
Medicaid 657 277 46.8 42.1-51.6 380 53.2 48.4-57.9
Other 255 4 2.4 0.7- 7.5 251 97.6 92.5-99.3
No health insurance 162 15 12.2 6.9-20.5 147 87.8 79.5-93.1
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 297 60 23.7 18.0-30.5 237 76.3 69.5-82.0
No 2,658 278 13.4 11.7-15.2 2,380 86.6 84.8-88.3

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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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