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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 or injury?***

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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 1,745 385 23.2 20.6-26.0 873 48.6 45.4-51.8 355 20.6 18.1-23.4 132 7.6 6.0- 9.6
GENDER
Male 957 206 23.1 19.6-26.9 471 45.4 41.1-49.7 205 23.1 19.5-27.1 75 8.5 6.2-11.4
Female 788 179 23.3 19.4-27.6 402 52.3 47.5-57.0 150 17.8 14.5-21.7 57 6.6 4.7- 9.4
RACE
White 1,286 257 19.4 16.6-22.5 661 51.4 47.6-55.2 269 21.8 18.7-25.2 99 7.4 5.7- 9.7
African American 262 82 32.4 25.8-39.9 118 42.6 35.3-50.3 40 16.6 11.6-23.2 22 8.4 4.9-14.0
Other Minorities 194 44 23.9 16.8-32.8 93 46.4 37.5-55.5 46 22.4 15.6-31.1 11 7.3 3.7-13.9
HISPANIC
Yes 133 30 24.3 16.5-34.4 65 46.6 36.6-56.9 31 23.6 15.8-33.7 7 5.5 2.4-12.1
No 1,611 355 23.0 20.3-26.0 807 48.9 45.5-52.2 324 20.2 17.6-23.1 125 7.9 6.2-10.0
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 55 14 26.0 13.6-43.9 28 47.3 30.7-64.6 10 24.8 12.1-43.9 3 1.9 0.6- 6.4
5 through 10 667 129 19.9 16.2-24.3 364 54.0 48.9-59.1 129 18.2 14.6-22.4 45 7.8 5.3-11.4
11 through 13 383 81 23.1 17.8-29.4 185 46.1 39.4-52.9 95 25.4 19.9-31.8 22 5.4 3.1- 9.4
14 through 17 640 161 27.1 22.4-32.3 296 43.3 38.1-48.7 121 20.1 15.8-25.1 62 9.5 6.8-13.2
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 75 20 27.8 16.3-43.2 29 39.7 26.6-54.6 19 23.0 13.2-37.1 7 9.5 3.5-23.4
H.S. 318 73 26.9 20.3-34.7 147 43.2 35.7-51.0 69 23.2 17.0-30.8 29 6.8 4.3-10.5
Some College 436 80 18.5 14.1-23.9 226 48.7 42.4-55.2 87 22.2 17.1-28.3 43 10.6 7.0-15.8
College Graduate 914 211 23.3 19.9-27.1 471 51.6 47.2-55.9 179 18.8 15.6-22.4 53 6.4 4.5- 9.0
SCHOOL
Public 1,583 347 23.1 20.3-26.1 784 48.1 44.7-51.5 330 20.8 18.2-23.7 122 8.0 6.3-10.2
Private/Home 162 38 24.0 17.1-32.7 89 53.3 43.6-62.7 25 18.8 11.8-28.5 10 4.0 1.9- 8.0
GRADE
K-5th 770 154 20.3 16.8-24.4 414 53.2 48.5-57.9 151 19.3 15.8-23.3 51 7.1 4.9-10.2
6th-8th 409 86 24.0 18.7-30.3 190 42.3 35.9-49.0 99 25.3 19.9-31.6 34 8.4 5.2-13.2
9th-12th* 565 144 26.9 22.0-32.5 269 45.8 40.2-51.5 105 19.4 14.9-24.7 47 7.9 5.4-11.4
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 80 17 23.8 12.9-39.7 36 43.8 29.7-59.0 19 23.5 12.9-38.8 8 8.9 3.9-18.9
Private 1,006 211 20.2 17.2-23.7 548 54.8 50.6-58.9 189 19.3 16.1-22.9 58 5.7 4.1- 8.0
Health Choice 105 23 24.2 14.9-36.8 45 40.7 29.7-52.7 26 23.4 14.9-34.7 11 11.7 5.0-25.1
Medicaid 311 77 30.8 24.0-38.5 124 35.5 28.7-42.9 70 22.1 16.3-29.3 40 11.6 7.5-17.5
Other 128 25 16.6 9.7-26.9 69 55.6 43.9-66.7 28 21.5 13.4-32.6 6 6.4 2.3-16.3
No health insurance 96 28 30.1 19.0-44.1 39 37.3 25.3-51.1 20 23.5 13.4-37.8 9 9.1 3.5-21.8
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 207 36 16.2 10.9-23.5 77 29.0 22.0-37.3 50 29.0 20.9-38.7 44 25.7 18.1-35.2
No 1,513 346 24.1 21.3-27.2 783 51.7 48.3-55.1 300 19.3 16.7-22.2 84 4.9 3.6- 6.6

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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. Responses combined from questions 1a & 1b from School Performance module: 1a. How many days did (CHILD) miss school because of illness? 1b. How many days did (CHILD) miss school because of injury?

^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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