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2009 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Asthma

Has a doctor or other health professional ever taught you or (CHILD) how to recognize early signs or symptoms of an asthma episode?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 224 196 88.0 81.7-92.4 28 12.0 7.6-18.3
GENDER
Male 137 115 82.9 73.2-89.5 22 17.1 10.5-26.8
Female 87 81 96.0 90.5-98.4 6 4.0 1.6- 9.5
RACE
White 152 134 88.4 80.7-93.3 18 11.6 6.7-19.3
African American 48 41 92.2 81.6-96.9 7 7.8 3.1-18.4
Other Minorities 24 21 75.3 44.3-92.1 3 24.7 7.9-55.7
HISPANIC
Yes 13 11 86.7 57.6-96.9 2 13.3 3.1-42.4
No 211 185 88.2 81.5-92.6 26 11.8 7.4-18.5
AGE GROUPS
1 through 4 31 29 95.8 79.6-99.3 2 4.2 0.7-20.4
5 through 10 80 71 84.6 70.3-92.7 9 15.4 7.3-29.7
11 through 13 36 31 89.2 69.9-96.7 5 10.8 3.3-30.1
14 through 17 77 65 86.7 75.4-93.2 12 13.3 6.8-24.6
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 10 8 80.3 41.1-95.9 2 19.7 4.1-58.9
H.S. 49 44 87.1 67.7-95.6 5 12.9 4.4-32.3
Some College 68 57 88.0 76.6-94.2 11 12.0 5.8-23.4
College Graduate 97 87 89.3 79.4-94.7 10 10.7 5.3-20.6
SCHOOL
Public 169 145 85.8 77.8-91.3 24 14.2 8.7-22.2
Private/Home 25 23 91.2 65.4-98.3 2 8.8 1.7-34.6
GRADE
Not In School 30 28 95.5 78.3-99.2 2 4.5 0.8-21.7
K-5th 87 76 85.0 71.9-92.6 11 15.0 7.4-28.1
6th-8th 40 37 93.9 77.3-98.6 3 6.1 1.4-22.7
9th-12th* 67 55 82.6 68.9-91.1 12 17.4 8.9-31.1
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 8 6 89.0 57.9-97.9 2 11.0 2.1-42.1
Private 105 92 88.3 79.1-93.8 13 11.7 6.2-20.9
Health Choice 17 15 81.3 43.6-96.0 2 18.7 4.0-56.4
Medicaid 59 50 87.5 72.5-94.9 9 12.5 5.1-27.5
Other 23 21 84.5 55.3-96.0 2 15.5 4.0-44.7
No health insurance 11 11 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 49 45 90.5 67.6-97.7 4 9.5 2.3-32.4
No 167 146 88.5 81.6-93.1 21 11.5 6.9-18.4

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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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