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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Physical Activity

How important do you believe it is for schools to provide routine physical activity opportunities,
in addition to physical education, throughout the school day? Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.#
Very important Somewhat important Not at all important
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,976 2,641 89.6 88.2-90.9 310 9.7 8.5-11.1 25 0.7 0.4- 1.1
GENDER
Male 1,535 1,350 88.6 86.5-90.4 171 10.6 8.8-12.7 14 0.8 0.4- 1.5
Female 1,441 1,291 90.7 88.7-92.3 139 8.7 7.1-10.7 11 0.6 0.3- 1.2
RACE
White 2,017 1,761 88.0 86.2-89.7 236 11.1 9.5-12.9 20 0.9 0.5- 1.5
African American 425 384 90.6 86.8-93.4 40 9.2 6.4-13.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
Other Minorities 533 495 93.8 90.7-95.9 34 5.5 3.5- 8.5 4 0.7 0.3- 2.0
HISPANIC
Yes 307 289 94.8 90.8-97.1 15 4.3 2.2- 8.2 3 0.9 0.3- 2.9
No 2,661 2,344 88.9 87.3-90.3 295 10.4 9.1-12.0 22 0.7 0.4- 1.1
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 755 691 92.1 89.3-94.1 62 7.9 5.8-10.6 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3
5 through 10 923 835 91.0 88.7-93.0 83 8.6 6.7-11.0 5 0.3 0.1- 0.8
11 through 13 497 445 89.9 86.0-92.8 48 9.3 6.5-13.2 4 0.7 0.3- 2.2
14 through 17 801 670 84.2 80.8-87.1 117 13.8 11.1-17.1 14 2.0 1.1- 3.7
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 207 200 96.8 92.1-98.8 7 3.2 1.2- 7.9 0 0.0 . - .
H.S. 497 431 89.5 86.1-92.2 63 9.7 7.1-13.0 3 0.8 0.2- 2.7
Some College 755 675 89.3 86.1-91.8 76 10.4 7.9-13.6 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9
College Graduate 1,512 1,332 88.7 86.6-90.5 162 10.3 8.6-12.4 18 1.0 0.6- 1.7
SCHOOL
Public 1,963 1,728 88.9 87.1-90.5 216 10.2 8.7-11.9 19 0.9 0.5- 1.5
Private/Home 276 239 88.0 82.4-92.0 34 11.2 7.3-16.8 3 0.8 0.2- 2.8
GRADE
Not In School 728 667 91.9 89.1-94.0 59 8.0 5.9-10.8 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3
K-5th 1,012 918 91.3 89.0-93.1 89 8.5 6.6-10.7 5 0.3 0.1- 0.7
6th-8th 491 436 90.1 86.2-92.9 50 8.9 6.2-12.7 5 1.0 0.4- 2.5
9th-12th* 744 619 83.4 79.8-86.5 112 14.6 11.7-18.1 13 2.0 1.0- 3.8
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 133 119 90.7 82.0-95.4 11 6.9 3.1-14.6 3 2.4 0.5-10.8
Private 1,620 1,430 88.7 86.7-90.5 177 10.6 8.9-12.6 13 0.7 0.4- 1.3
Health Choice 129 113 89.8 82.6-94.3 14 7.8 4.2-14.1 2 2.4 0.6- 9.1
Medicaid 656 597 92.1 89.2-94.2 57 7.8 5.7-10.6 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5
Other 255 218 86.2 79.7-90.9 34 12.8 8.2-19.3 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3
No health insurance 161 145 91.1 84.3-95.2 15 8.5 4.5-15.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 296 259 87.9 82.4-91.8 34 11.4 7.6-16.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4
No 2,652 2,357 89.8 88.3-91.1 273 9.5 8.2-11.0 22 0.7 0.4- 1.2

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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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