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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Nutrition

On a typical day, how many servings of vegetables does (CHILD) eat, not including french fries?***

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  Total
Respond.#
1 serving 2 servings 3 or more servings None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,796 706 25.5 23.5-27.5 1,100 39.6 37.3-41.9 834 29.2 27.1-31.4 156 5.8 4.8- 7.0
GENDER
Male 1,441 383 26.5 23.8-29.5 592 40.2 37.0-43.4 380 26.6 23.8-29.6 86 6.7 5.2- 8.6
Female 1,355 323 24.3 21.6-27.3 508 38.9 35.7-42.2 454 32.0 29.0-35.1 70 4.8 3.6- 6.4
RACE
White 1,903 470 25.7 23.3-28.3 748 39.4 36.7-42.2 593 29.6 27.2-32.2 92 5.2 4.1- 6.7
African American 401 96 22.0 17.7-26.9 166 41.4 35.9-47.2 114 30.8 25.6-36.5 25 5.8 3.7- 9.1
Other Minorities 491 140 28.8 23.9-34.2 185 37.7 32.5-43.3 127 25.8 21.3-30.9 39 7.7 5.2-11.3
HISPANIC
Yes 280 97 34.5 27.9-41.8 103 36.7 30.1-43.9 56 20.8 15.5-27.3 24 8.0 4.8-12.8
No 2,509 608 24.3 22.3-26.5 994 39.8 37.5-42.3 776 30.3 28.1-32.6 131 5.5 4.5- 6.8
AGE GROUPS
1 through 4 603 135 24.1 20.2-28.6 239 40.1 35.3-45.1 204 31.3 26.9-36.0 25 4.5 2.8- 7.1
5 through 10 914 233 24.9 21.6-28.4 361 40.4 36.5-44.3 261 28.4 25.0-32.2 59 6.4 4.7- 8.6
11 through 13 496 117 25.1 20.4-30.4 195 39.5 34.2-45.1 154 29.6 24.8-34.9 30 5.9 3.7- 9.1
14 through 17 783 221 28.0 24.2-32.1 305 37.9 33.7-42.2 215 28.0 24.1-32.1 42 6.2 4.3- 8.9
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 190 65 35.3 27.2-44.3 62 33.9 26.1-42.7 39 21.2 14.8-29.5 24 9.6 5.8-15.3
H.S. 463 127 22.5 18.3-27.2 171 35.9 30.6-41.6 136 34.0 28.6-39.9 29 7.6 4.9-11.6
Some College 713 148 21.2 17.7-25.3 275 41.6 37.0-46.3 253 32.8 28.6-37.2 37 4.4 2.9- 6.6
College Graduate 1,426 365 26.9 24.1-29.8 590 40.4 37.3-43.6 405 27.4 24.6-30.3 66 5.3 4.0- 7.1
SCHOOL
Public 1,934 492 25.5 23.1-28.0 767 39.4 36.7-42.1 558 28.9 26.4-31.5 117 6.3 5.0- 7.9
Private/Home 277 81 30.1 23.8-37.3 105 38.8 32.0-46.1 78 25.7 20.0-32.4 13 5.3 2.8- 9.9
GRADE
Not In School 577 131 23.5 19.5-28.0 225 40.4 35.5-45.5 196 31.7 27.2-36.6 25 4.4 2.8- 6.9
K-5th 1,002 251 25.2 22.0-28.7 401 40.3 36.7-44.1 288 28.3 25.0-31.9 62 6.2 4.6- 8.3
6th-8th 490 113 24.6 20.0-29.9 196 38.8 33.5-44.5 151 30.7 25.8-36.2 30 5.8 3.7- 9.0
9th-12th* 726 211 28.6 24.7-33.0 278 37.9 33.5-42.4 198 27.0 23.1-31.2 39 6.5 4.4- 9.5
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 128 34 25.5 17.0-36.2 45 33.3 23.9-44.2 41 36.2 25.9-48.0 8 5.0 2.3-10.7
Private 1,541 414 27.1 24.4-30.0 601 40.3 37.3-43.4 450 27.1 24.4-29.9 76 5.5 4.2- 7.1
Health Choice 128 23 21.6 13.7-32.4 60 38.9 29.4-49.4 38 31.8 22.5-42.8 7 7.7 3.3-16.8
Medicaid 584 133 21.2 17.5-25.5 225 39.4 34.6-44.5 189 33.7 29.1-38.7 37 5.6 3.7- 8.3
Other 241 56 24.9 18.3-32.8 104 41.7 34.2-49.5 72 29.5 23.0-37.0 9 4.0 1.7- 9.1
No health insurance 154 45 33.8 24.8-44.0 52 30.3 22.5-39.3 38 24.1 16.8-33.3 19 11.9 6.7-20.1
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 285 65 21.9 16.8-28.1 109 38.2 31.5-45.4 87 29.7 23.6-36.6 24 10.2 6.2-16.2
No 2,485 635 25.9 23.8-28.1 982 39.7 37.3-42.2 737 29.0 26.8-31.3 131 5.3 4.3- 6.5

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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.

^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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