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2009 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

School Performance

During the past 12 months, about how many days did (CHILD) miss school because of illness?***

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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 1,745 422 25.2 22.5-28.1 882 49.3 46.1-52.6 340 20.0 17.5-22.7 101 5.5 4.2- 7.2
GENDER
Male 957 223 24.1 20.6-27.9 482 47.7 43.3-52.0 192 21.6 18.1-25.6 60 6.6 4.7- 9.3
Female 788 199 26.4 22.4-31.0 400 51.2 46.5-56.0 148 18.1 14.7-22.0 41 4.2 2.8- 6.4
RACE
White 1,286 281 21.8 18.8-25.0 669 52.0 48.2-55.7 257 20.7 17.7-24.0 79 5.6 4.1- 7.6
African American 262 90 33.5 26.8-40.9 119 44.1 36.7-51.8 38 16.6 11.4-23.4 15 5.8 3.1-10.7
Other Minorities 194 49 25.9 18.6-34.9 93 46.5 37.6-55.6 45 23.2 16.1-32.1 7 4.4 1.9- 9.9
HISPANIC
Yes 133 35 27.7 19.3-37.9 66 46.9 36.9-57.2 27 22.5 14.8-32.8 5 2.9 1.1- 7.3
No 1,611 387 24.9 22.1-27.9 815 49.6 46.3-53.0 313 19.6 17.1-22.5 96 5.8 4.4- 7.7
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 55 14 26.0 13.6-43.9 29 48.4 31.6-65.6 9 23.7 11.3-43.1 3 1.9 0.6- 6.4
5 through 10 667 139 21.5 17.6-25.9 365 54.5 49.4-59.5 126 17.6 14.1-21.8 37 6.4 4.2- 9.7
11 through 13 383 93 26.9 21.2-33.4 183 44.7 38.1-51.5 91 23.9 18.6-30.3 16 4.5 2.3- 8.6
14 through 17 640 176 28.9 24.1-34.1 305 45.8 40.4-51.2 114 19.9 15.6-25.0 45 5.4 3.8- 7.8
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 75 24 32.5 20.2-47.8 29 40.5 27.3-55.3 16 20.4 11.0-34.6 6 6.6 2.0-19.5
H.S. 318 76 27.7 21.1-35.5 151 43.9 36.4-51.7 67 23.2 16.9-30.9 24 5.2 3.2- 8.5
Some College 436 91 19.8 15.3-25.2 231 52.1 45.6-58.6 83 21.0 16.0-27.0 31 7.1 4.2-11.6
College Graduate 914 230 25.8 22.1-29.7 470 51.0 46.7-55.4 174 18.5 15.3-22.1 40 4.8 3.2- 7.0
SCHOOL
Public 1,583 382 25.2 22.3-28.3 795 49.1 45.7-52.5 314 20.0 17.4-23.0 92 5.7 4.3- 7.6
Private 162 40 25.6 18.3-34.4 87 51.7 42.1-61.2 26 19.2 12.2-28.9 9 3.5 1.6- 7.5
GRADE
K-5th 770 166 21.7 18.1-25.9 418 53.9 49.1-58.6 145 18.6 15.2-22.6 41 5.8 3.8- 8.6
6th-8th 409 98 27.6 21.9-34.1 187 41.2 34.8-47.8 99 24.8 19.3-31.2 25 6.5 3.8-10.8
9th-12th* 565 157 28.8 23.8-34.4 277 48.2 42.5-53.9 96 18.7 14.4-24.0 35 4.3 2.9- 6.3
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 80 17 23.8 12.9-39.7 38 45.1 30.9-60.2 19 23.1 12.6-38.5 6 8.0 3.3-18.1
Private 1,006 233 22.6 19.4-26.2 550 55.0 50.8-59.1 177 18.0 15.0-21.5 46 4.4 3.0- 6.4
Health Choice 105 24 24.5 15.2-37.1 45 41.4 30.3-53.4 30 30.7 20.2-43.6 6 3.4 1.3- 8.3
Medicaid 311 85 32.1 25.3-39.7 127 37.5 30.5-45.0 69 22.5 16.6-29.7 30 8.0 4.8-13.0
Other 128 28 19.0 11.6-29.7 70 57.3 45.5-68.3 24 17.3 10.3-27.7 6 6.4 2.3-16.3
No health insurance 96 31 33.9 22.1-48.0 39 36.1 24.4-49.7 19 23.6 13.4-38.1 7 6.5 1.9-19.5
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 207 37 16.4 11.0-23.6 84 33.8 25.9-42.7 50 31.2 22.7-41.1 36 18.7 12.4-27.2
No 1,513 381 26.4 23.5-29.6 786 51.9 48.4-55.3 285 18.3 15.7-21.1 61 3.4 2.4- 4.9

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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 enrolled in public or private school.

^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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