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2009 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Asthma

Is (CHILD) using a medicine every day, such as a Beclovent, Azmacort, Pulmicort, Flovent, Advair, Singulair, or Vanceril inhaler,
that was prescribed by a doctor to keep him/her from having asthma problems?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 223 112 48.0 39.2-56.9 111 52.0 43.1-60.8
GENDER
Male 137 70 50.0 38.6-61.4 67 50.0 38.6-61.4
Female 86 42 44.8 31.7-58.8 44 55.2 41.2-68.3
RACE
White 151 70 42.0 31.7-53.1 81 58.0 46.9-68.3
African American 48 25 52.6 34.7-69.8 23 47.4 30.2-65.3
Other Minorities 24 17 71.6 45.5-88.4 7 28.4 11.6-54.5
HISPANIC
Yes 13 6 41.4 16.5-71.7 7 58.6 28.3-83.5
No 210 106 48.6 39.5-57.9 104 51.4 42.1-60.5
AGE GROUPS
1 through 4 31 19 53.1 31.6-73.5 12 46.9 26.5-68.4
5 through 10 80 45 55.8 41.3-69.4 35 44.2 30.6-58.7
11 through 13 36 14 35.9 17.1-60.5 22 64.1 39.5-82.9
14 through 17 76 34 43.0 29.0-58.3 42 57.0 41.7-71.0
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 10 7 89.2 65.9-97.3 3 10.8 2.7-34.1
H.S. 49 26 53.7 34.9-71.5 23 46.3 28.5-65.1
Some College 68 34 54.6 38.3-70.0 34 45.4 30.0-61.7
College Graduate 96 45 36.1 25.3-48.6 51 63.9 51.4-74.7
SCHOOL
Public 168 83 47.5 37.2-57.9 85 52.5 42.1-62.8
Private/Home 25 9 30.2 13.5-54.5 16 69.8 45.5-86.5
GRADE
Not In School 30 20 61.4 38.2-80.4 10 38.6 19.6-61.8
K-5th 87 46 52.8 38.7-66.4 41 47.2 33.6-61.3
6th-8th 40 19 39.0 20.8-60.9 21 61.0 39.1-79.2
9th-12th* 66 27 39.8 25.8-55.8 39 60.2 44.2-74.2
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 8 1 6.6 0.8-39.4 7 93.4 60.6-99.2
Private 105 47 39.9 28.6-52.4 58 60.1 47.6-71.4
Health Choice 17 12 72.3 43.0-90.1 5 27.7 9.9-57.0
Medicaid 59 31 59.7 42.0-75.2 28 40.3 24.8-58.0
Other 22 14 68.5 42.6-86.4 8 31.5 13.6-57.4
No health insurance 11 7 35.8 9.8-74.1 4 64.2 25.9-90.2
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 49 32 71.1 50.7-85.5 17 28.9 14.5-49.3
No 166 77 41.5 32.0-51.7 89 58.5 48.3-68.0

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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 1 year and older who currently have asthma.

^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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