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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Asthma

During the past 12 months, how many days of daycare or school did (CHILD) miss due to asthma?***

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  Total
Respond.#
No days Less than 1 wk 1 to 2 wks 2 or more wks
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 236 136 54.1 45.9-62.1 62 30.7 23.5-39.1 17 7.9 4.5-13.5 21 7.3 4.4-11.7
GENDER
Male 130 68 46.8 36.5-57.4 41 35.7 25.9-46.8 10 10.0 4.8-19.5 11 7.5 3.7-14.5
Female 106 68 63.0 50.3-74.2 21 24.6 14.8-38.0 7 5.3 2.3-11.7 10 7.1 3.5-13.7
RACE
White 148 91 55.0 44.6-65.0 36 31.4 22.2-42.3 8 5.9 2.7-12.5 13 7.7 4.1-14.2
African American 50 28 54.9 38.1-70.7 16 31.5 18.1-48.9 4 10.0 3.3-26.8 2 3.5 0.8-14.0
Other Minorities 38 17 47.7 29.6-66.4 10 25.6 12.3-45.6 5 12.3 4.6-28.8 6 14.5 6.0-31.1
HISPANIC
Yes 13 5 45.5 18.4-75.5 5 38.4 14.4-69.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 16.1 4.4-44.5
No 222 130 54.6 46.1-62.8 57 30.3 22.8-39.0 17 8.3 4.7-14.3 18 6.8 4.0-11.4
AGE GROUPS
1 through 4 32 19 56.0 34.0-75.9 4 20.1 6.3-48.5 3 9.4 2.9-26.3 6 14.5 5.6-32.8
5 through 10 99 47 44.5 32.8-56.8 35 39.5 27.9-52.3 9 10.1 4.4-21.6 8 5.9 2.7-12.5
11 through 13 34 22 57.1 36.2-75.8 8 28.4 13.2-50.9 1 3.6 0.5-21.6 3 10.9 3.0-32.3
14 through 17 71 48 68.0 53.4-79.8 15 23.4 13.1-38.1 4 5.1 1.8-13.4 4 3.5 1.1-10.6
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 15 8 56.5 29.0-80.5 4 31.9 11.5-62.8 1 4.8 0.6-28.0 2 6.9 1.6-25.3
H.S. 51 27 51.4 34.7-67.8 16 30.6 17.6-47.6 5 11.3 4.6-25.0 3 6.8 2.0-20.3
Some College 69 37 52.7 37.7-67.1 17 27.3 15.9-42.6 6 9.3 3.7-21.8 9 10.8 4.8-22.2
College Graduate 101 64 55.5 43.1-67.2 25 32.1 21.4-45.2 5 6.3 2.2-17.0 7 6.0 2.7-13.1
SCHOOL
Public 184 104 52.0 42.8-61.0 53 33.7 25.4-43.2 12 7.8 3.9-14.8 15 6.5 3.6-11.4
Private/Home 18 11 56.6 26.3-82.6 6 41.9 16.3-72.8 1 1.5 0.2-10.9 0 0.0 . - .
GRADE
Not In School 33 20 62.3 40.6-79.9 3 11.4 2.4-40.0 4 11.5 4.1-28.4 6 14.8 5.7-33.3
K-5th 103 49 43.5 32.1-55.7 37 41.1 29.4-53.8 9 9.7 4.2-20.7 8 5.7 2.6-12.0
6th-8th 35 21 55.2 34.7-74.1 8 26.3 12.0-48.2 2 6.7 1.7-23.6 4 11.7 3.8-31.0
9th-12th* 65 46 69.3 53.7-81.4 14 25.4 14.2-41.3 2 2.4 0.6- 9.3 3 2.9 0.7-11.0
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 10 4 28.3 7.5-65.5 4 60.6 23.3-88.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 11.1 2.0-43.0
Private 98 61 54.0 41.1-66.4 24 32.4 21.2-46.0 7 8.8 3.6-20.1 6 4.8 1.9-11.7
Health Choice 12 5 52.4 21.3-81.7 7 47.6 18.3-78.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Medicaid 89 45 52.4 39.8-64.7 22 25.3 15.6-38.3 9 9.2 4.4-18.2 13 13.1 7.1-23.0
Other 16 14 81.0 47.8-95.2 2 19.0 4.8-52.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No health insurance 9 6 67.1 30.1-90.7 2 22.6 5.1-61.5 1 10.2 1.3-49.3 0 0.0 . - .
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 52 22 39.8 25.1-56.5 13 27.5 14.6-45.8 8 17.9 8.3-34.5 9 14.8 7.0-28.5
No 176 108 57.0 47.5-66.1 49 32.3 23.9-42.0 8 5.3 2.3-11.8 11 5.4 2.7-10.4

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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 1 year and older who currently have asthma.

^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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