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2009 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Weight/Height

During the past year, has your child’s physician or another health professional told you that your child was overweight?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,154 149 6.9 5.6- 8.6 2,005 93.1 91.4-94.4
GENDER
Male 1,178 79 5.9 4.4- 7.9 1,099 94.1 92.1-95.6
Female 976 70 8.2 6.0-10.9 906 91.8 89.1-94.0
RACE
White 1,607 88 5.5 4.1- 7.3 1,519 94.5 92.7-95.9
African American 299 32 10.2 6.8-15.0 267 89.8 85.0-93.2
Other Minorities 245 29 9.1 5.7-14.3 216 90.9 85.7-94.3
HISPANIC
Yes 175 24 12.2 7.7-18.8 151 87.8 81.2-92.3
No 1,978 125 6.2 4.9- 7.8 1,853 93.8 92.2-95.1
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 366 12 2.8 1.4- 5.9 354 97.2 94.1-98.6
5 through 10 718 43 6.3 4.3- 9.2 675 93.7 90.8-95.7
11 through 13 405 33 8.9 5.6-13.7 372 91.1 86.3-94.4
14 through 17 665 61 9.8 7.0-13.6 604 90.2 86.4-93.0
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 97 12 14.4 7.5-26.0 85 85.6 74.0-92.5
H.S. 384 40 9.2 6.2-13.6 344 90.8 86.4-93.8
Some College 544 49 10.1 6.9-14.6 495 89.9 85.4-93.1
College Graduate 1,127 48 3.9 2.7- 5.6 1,079 96.1 94.4-97.3
SCHOOL
Public 1,598 130 8.5 6.8-10.7 1,468 91.5 89.3-93.2
Private/Home 224 8 3.7 1.6- 8.5 216 96.3 91.5-98.4
GRADE
Not In School 332 11 3.0 1.4- 6.5 321 97.0 93.5-98.6
K-5th 802 48 6.3 4.4- 9.1 754 93.7 90.9-95.6
6th-8th 429 44 11.1 7.4-16.3 385 88.9 83.7-92.6
9th-12th* 589 46 8.1 5.6-11.5 543 91.9 88.5-94.4
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 93 2 1.5 0.3- 7.1 91 98.5 92.9-99.7
Private 1,208 63 5.2 3.7- 7.3 1,145 94.8 92.7-96.3
Health Choice 120 17 15.1 8.5-25.3 103 84.9 74.7-91.5
Medicaid 427 47 10.4 7.2-14.9 380 89.6 85.1-92.8
Other 166 7 4.2 1.4-11.8 159 95.8 88.2-98.6
No health insurance 119 12 9.3 4.7-17.7 107 90.7 82.3-95.3
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 238 21 7.8 4.2-13.9 217 92.2 86.1-95.8
No 1,887 123 6.7 5.3- 8.4 1,764 93.3 91.6-94.7

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*Includes those in college or other post high school education
**SHCN=Children with Special Health Care Needs

***Asked only of children ages 2 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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