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2009 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Asthma

At school, is (CHILD) allowed to self administer emergency medication for asthma?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No, unable to self administer No, not allowed due to school policy
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 206 125 55.7 46.2-64.8 43 25.8 18.2-35.2 38 18.5 12.2-26.9
GENDER
Male 125 72 58.0 46.0-69.2 28 26.4 17.0-38.6 25 15.6 9.4-24.8
Female 81 53 52.2 37.5-66.6 15 25.0 13.7-41.1 13 22.8 11.9-39.2
RACE
White 139 87 59.0 47.1-69.9 27 23.4 14.7-35.0 25 17.6 10.4-28.2
African American 47 28 53.3 35.0-70.7 12 31.4 16.4-51.7 7 15.3 6.0-33.8
Other Minorities 20 10 41.7 19.8-67.5 4 25.1 8.6-54.4 6 33.2 12.5-63.4
HISPANIC
Yes 12 5 28.6 9.4-60.7 6 68.3 36.7-88.9 1 3.0 0.4-20.2
No 194 120 58.3 48.5-67.5 37 21.7 14.6-30.9 37 20.0 13.2-29.0
AGE GROUPS
1 through 4 27 2 7.7 1.7-28.3 19 64.6 39.1-83.8 6 27.8 10.7-55.2
5 through 10 72 35 42.5 28.4-57.9 15 23.5 12.8-39.0 22 34.0 21.1-49.9
11 through 13 33 20 63.8 37.0-84.1 6 26.6 8.9-57.1 7 9.6 3.5-23.6
14 through 17 74 68 90.5 73.7-97.0 3 7.3 1.7-26.5 3 2.2 0.6- 7.5
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 9 6 77.6 37.4-95.3 2 19.8 3.6-62.1 1 2.6 0.3-18.0
H.S. 44 26 48.9 30.2-67.9 14 39.6 22.2-60.0 4 11.5 3.4-32.2
Some College 62 39 60.6 42.7-76.0 11 22.5 10.8-41.0 12 16.9 7.5-33.7
College Graduate 91 54 54.1 40.0-67.6 16 20.8 11.2-35.4 21 25.0 14.8-39.2
SCHOOL
Public 157 108 66.2 54.9-75.8 20 17.6 10.1-28.9 29 16.3 10.0-25.3
Private/Home 23 16 60.0 31.6-83.0 4 14.9 4.3-40.5 3 25.1 7.0-59.8
GRADE
Not In School 26 1 5.7 0.8-31.4 19 70.2 44.6-87.3 6 24.1 9.0-50.4
K-5th 79 41 45.2 31.1-60.0 16 21.6 11.8-36.1 22 33.3 20.5-49.1
6th-8th 37 23 64.9 40.5-83.4 7 28.0 11.1-54.7 7 7.1 2.7-17.6
9th-12th* 64 60 95.3 87.0-98.4 1 1.8 0.2-11.6 3 2.9 0.8- 9.7
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 7 5 71.7 24.8-95.1 1 21.0 2.6-72.8 1 7.3 0.8-43.1
Private 98 62 61.5 48.2-73.4 15 16.3 8.7-28.5 21 22.2 13.1-35.0
Health Choice 16 11 68.3 39.1-87.9 3 17.4 5.0-45.5 2 14.3 3.0-47.6
Medicaid 53 28 38.7 23.3-56.7 17 44.3 27.1-63.0 8 17.0 6.8-36.4
Other 22 12 56.2 30.9-78.7 7 32.4 13.3-59.9 3 11.4 2.8-36.4
No health insurance 10 7 88.0 59.3-97.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 12.0 2.6-40.7
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 44 29 47.5 28.4-67.4 6 24.5 9.7-49.5 9 28.0 12.4-51.7
No 155 91 58.0 47.2-68.0 36 25.7 17.5-36.0 28 16.4 10.0-25.5

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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 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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