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2009 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Child Safety

When you are driving and (CHILD) rides in the vehicle with you, does (he/she)
ride in a child safety seat all of the time?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 911 862 94.3 92.0-96.0 49 5.7 4.0- 8.0
GENDER
Male 487 461 94.0 90.8-96.2 26 6.0 3.8- 9.2
Female 424 401 94.6 90.9-96.9 23 5.4 3.1- 9.1
RACE
White 683 654 96.1 93.9-97.6 29 3.9 2.4- 6.1
African American 111 99 87.8 78.3-93.5 12 12.2 6.5-21.7
Other Minorities 115 108 95.0 88.2-97.9 7 5.0 2.1-11.8
HISPANIC
Yes 92 85 94.7 87.0-97.9 7 5.3 2.1-13.0
No 818 776 94.2 91.7-96.0 42 5.8 4.0- 8.3
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 575 568 98.7 96.7-99.5 7 1.3 0.5- 3.3
5 through 7 336 294 86.6 81.1-90.7 42 13.4 9.3-18.9
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 45 41 90.6 74.1-97.0 4 9.4 3.0-25.9
H.S. 161 152 93.2 86.1-96.8 9 6.8 3.2-13.9
Some College 203 188 93.8 88.2-96.9 15 6.2 3.1-11.8
College Graduate 502 481 95.4 92.2-97.3 21 4.6 2.7- 7.8
SCHOOL
Public 294 256 84.8 78.4-89.6 38 15.2 10.4-21.6
Private/Home 77 71 94.0 84.3-97.8 6 6.0 2.2-15.7
GRADE
Not In School 540 535 99.2 98.0-99.7 5 0.8 0.3- 2.0
K-2nd 371 327 87.0 81.7-90.9 44 13.0 9.1-18.3
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 38 37 96.6 79.4-99.5 1 3.4 0.5-20.6
Private 477 457 96.7 94.2-98.1 20 3.3 1.9- 5.8
Health Choice 25 21 81.6 52.1-94.8 4 18.4 5.2-47.9
Medicaid 250 235 93.7 88.8-96.5 15 6.3 3.5-11.2
Other 80 75 89.7 74.7-96.3 5 10.3 3.7-25.3
No health insurance 33 29 84.4 58.7-95.4 4 15.6 4.6-41.3
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 57 54 93.0 74.3-98.4 3 7.0 1.6-25.7
No 839 795 94.4 92.0-96.1 44 5.6 3.9- 8.0

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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 7 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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