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2009 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Does (CHILD) currently need or use more medical care, mental health or
educational services than is usual for most children of the same age?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,359 327 13.7 11.9-15.8 2,032 86.3 84.2-88.1
GENDER
Male 1,281 218 16.4 13.8-19.3 1,063 83.6 80.7-86.2
Female 1,078 109 10.7 8.4-13.6 969 89.3 86.4-91.6
RACE
White 1,756 240 13.6 11.5-16.0 1,516 86.4 84.0-88.5
African American 328 59 17.9 13.3-23.7 269 82.1 76.3-86.7
Other Minorities 272 28 8.4 5.5-12.8 244 91.6 87.2-94.5
HISPANIC
Yes 191 22 12.3 7.6-19.4 169 87.7 80.6-92.4
No 2,167 305 14.0 12.1-16.1 1,862 86.0 83.9-87.9
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 576 52 9.6 6.8-13.4 524 90.4 86.6-93.2
5 through 10 717 108 14.0 11.0-17.6 609 86.0 82.4-89.0
11 through 13 403 58 16.6 11.9-22.5 345 83.4 77.5-88.1
14 through 17 663 109 16.6 12.9-21.1 554 83.4 78.9-87.1
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 110 10 6.8 3.2-13.7 100 93.2 86.3-96.8
H.S. 416 82 19.4 14.7-25.3 334 80.6 74.7-85.3
Some College 584 91 16.5 12.6-21.4 493 83.5 78.6-87.4
College Graduate 1,247 143 11.5 9.4-14.1 1,104 88.5 85.9-90.6
SCHOOL
Public 1,595 257 15.9 13.6-18.6 1,338 84.1 81.4-86.4
Private/Home 222 21 9.6 5.5-16.2 201 90.4 83.8-94.5
GRADE
Not In School 542 49 10.2 7.2-14.2 493 89.8 85.8-92.8
K-5th 800 120 14.5 11.5-18.1 680 85.5 81.9-88.5
6th-8th 427 66 15.9 11.6-21.4 361 84.1 78.6-88.4
9th-12th* 588 92 15.4 11.7-20.1 496 84.6 79.9-88.3
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 108 7 6.6 2.6-15.8 101 93.4 84.2-97.4
Private 1,307 144 11.6 9.4-14.2 1,163 88.4 85.8-90.6
Health Choice 125 28 20.5 12.7-31.3 97 79.5 68.7-87.3
Medicaid 483 108 19.7 15.4-24.8 375 80.3 75.2-84.6
Other 186 19 8.7 4.6-15.8 167 91.3 84.2-95.4
No health insurance 124 19 15.3 8.7-25.7 105 84.7 74.3-91.3
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 243 243 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 2,092 60 3.1 2.2- 4.3 2,032 96.9 95.7-97.8

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

^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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