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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 use a peak flow meter to adjust (his/her) medications?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 221 115 52.3 43.3-61.1 106 47.7 38.9-56.7
GENDER
Male 136 66 51.2 39.7-62.5 70 48.8 37.5-60.3
Female 85 49 54.0 39.8-67.7 36 46.0 32.3-60.2
RACE
White 151 75 50.5 39.3-61.6 76 49.5 38.4-60.7
African American 46 26 59.3 41.0-75.4 20 40.7 24.6-59.0
Other Minorities 24 14 47.4 25.0-70.9 10 52.6 29.1-75.0
HISPANIC
Yes 13 5 41.1 15.4-72.9 8 58.9 27.1-84.6
No 208 110 53.4 44.0-62.5 98 46.6 37.5-56.0
AGE GROUPS
1 through 4 31 5 15.0 5.6-34.3 26 85.0 65.7-94.4
5 through 10 79 43 49.1 34.9-63.4 36 50.9 36.6-65.1
11 through 13 35 24 77.8 54.2-91.2 11 22.2 8.8-45.8
14 through 17 76 43 65.5 51.0-77.6 33 34.5 22.4-49.0
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 10 5 35.0 10.7-70.7 5 65.0 29.3-89.3
H.S. 49 27 59.3 40.2-75.9 22 40.7 24.1-59.8
Some College 66 33 51.6 35.3-67.6 33 48.4 32.4-64.7
College Graduate 96 50 50.2 36.8-63.5 46 49.8 36.5-63.2
SCHOOL
Public 167 102 64.7 54.5-73.8 65 35.3 26.2-45.5
Private/Home 24 9 30.1 13.1-55.1 15 69.9 44.9-86.9
GRADE
Not In School 30 4 13.8 4.7-34.5 26 86.2 65.5-95.3
K-5th 86 49 50.9 36.8-64.9 37 49.1 35.1-63.2
6th-8th 39 25 77.2 56.9-89.7 14 22.8 10.3-43.1
9th-12th* 66 37 60.8 45.0-74.6 29 39.2 25.4-55.0
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 8 4 23.8 5.9-60.8 4 76.2 39.2-94.1
Private 103 49 49.3 36.7-62.0 54 50.7 38.0-63.3
Health Choice 17 11 64.9 37.1-85.3 6 35.1 14.7-62.9
Medicaid 58 29 50.8 33.6-67.8 29 49.2 32.2-66.4
Other 23 14 53.2 28.9-76.1 9 46.8 23.9-71.1
No health insurance 11 7 83.0 49.5-96.0 4 17.0 4.0-50.5
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 49 30 60.0 39.9-77.2 19 40.0 22.8-60.1
No 164 80 49.7 39.3-60.1 84 50.3 39.9-60.7

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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 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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