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2009 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Parent Reaction to Child Weight

How would you describe your child's weight?

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  Total
Respond.#
Very overweight Somewhat overweight Healthy weight Somewhat underweight Very underweight
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,366 28 1.2 0.8- 1.9 286 10.2 8.7-11.9 1,808 78.6 76.4-80.7 228 9.1 7.7-10.7 16 0.9 0.5- 1.6
GENDER
Male 1,285 11 1.0 0.5- 2.0 143 8.9 7.1-11.2 980 78.6 75.5-81.4 142 10.5 8.5-13.0 9 1.0 0.5- 2.0
Female 1,081 17 1.5 0.8- 2.7 143 11.7 9.4-14.4 828 78.6 75.2-81.6 86 7.5 5.7- 9.7 7 0.8 0.3- 2.2
RACE
White 1,760 13 0.7 0.3- 1.4 204 9.9 8.2-11.9 1,345 78.2 75.5-80.6 186 10.5 8.8-12.6 12 0.8 0.4- 1.5
African American 330 8 2.3 1.0- 4.9 39 9.4 6.3-13.8 255 79.7 73.9-84.4 26 7.7 4.8-12.1 2 0.9 0.2- 3.8
Other Minorities 273 7 2.1 0.9- 5.1 43 12.9 8.8-18.7 205 78.8 72.3-84.1 16 4.7 2.6- 8.4 2 1.5 0.3- 6.1
HISPANIC
Yes 192 7 2.5 1.1- 5.9 26 13.2 8.5-19.8 148 78.3 70.7-84.4 11 6.0 2.9-12.0 0 0.0 . - .
No 2,173 21 1.0 0.6- 1.7 260 9.8 8.3-11.5 1,659 78.6 76.3-80.8 217 9.5 8.0-11.3 16 1.0 0.6- 1.8
AGE GROUPS
2 through 5 576 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 15 2.5 1.3- 4.8 507 88.4 84.6-91.3 49 8.0 5.7-11.3 4 1.0 0.3- 3.1
5 through 10 717 5 0.8 0.3- 2.2 83 10.8 8.1-14.2 554 78.3 74.0-82.0 72 9.7 7.2-13.0 3 0.4 0.1- 2.1
11 through 13 406 5 2.0 0.7- 5.3 81 17.1 12.8-22.6 273 69.4 63.0-75.1 45 11.2 7.6-16.1 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2
14 through 17 667 17 2.6 1.4- 4.8 107 14.1 10.9-18.0 474 73.4 68.6-77.6 62 8.1 5.9-11.0 7 1.9 0.8- 4.2
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 111 4 3.7 1.2-10.7 20 18.1 10.6-29.1 84 76.9 65.7-85.2 3 1.4 0.4- 4.5 0 0.0 . - .
H.S. 420 8 1.7 0.8- 3.8 68 12.5 9.2-16.9 300 77.1 71.5-81.8 41 8.1 5.2-12.5 3 0.6 0.1- 2.2
Some College 585 6 0.9 0.4- 2.2 93 15.9 12.1-20.6 423 70.7 65.2-75.6 59 11.5 8.3-15.7 4 1.0 0.3- 3.4
College Graduate 1,248 10 0.9 0.4- 2.0 105 6.0 4.6- 7.7 999 82.8 80.0-85.2 125 9.3 7.5-11.5 9 1.1 0.5- 2.3
SCHOOL
Public 1,600 25 1.8 1.1- 2.9 243 13.3 11.3-15.7 1,161 74.6 71.6-77.4 161 9.5 7.8-11.6 10 0.8 0.4- 1.6
Private/Home 224 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4 29 9.5 5.9-15.0 170 79.5 72.3-85.1 20 8.5 4.9-14.1 3 1.9 0.5- 7.0
GRADE
Not In School 542 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 14 3.1 1.6- 6.0 477 87.7 83.5-90.9 47 8.3 5.8-11.8 3 0.8 0.2- 3.1
K-5th 801 5 0.7 0.3- 2.0 92 10.2 7.8-13.3 616 78.2 74.1-81.7 84 10.4 7.9-13.5 4 0.6 0.2- 2.0
6th-8th 431 7 2.9 1.2- 6.7 90 17.1 13.0-22.3 286 69.8 63.6-75.3 45 9.5 6.5-13.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4
9th-12th* 590 15 2.2 1.2- 4.0 90 14.1 10.7-18.3 427 74.3 69.4-78.7 52 7.6 5.4-10.6 6 1.8 0.7- 4.3
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 108 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7 10 12.1 5.0-26.7 88 80.2 66.8-89.0 7 5.2 2.2-12.2 1 1.6 0.2-10.2
Private 1,311 11 0.8 0.4- 1.7 141 8.8 7.0-10.9 1,017 79.7 76.7-82.4 132 9.6 7.7-11.9 10 1.1 0.5- 2.4
Health Choice 125 3 3.8 1.2-11.9 22 19.0 11.2-30.3 91 74.3 62.9-83.1 9 2.9 1.4- 5.9 0 0.0 . - .
Medicaid 484 8 1.8 0.8- 4.2 75 12.5 9.2-16.8 349 75.1 69.7-79.8 50 10.3 7.2-14.4 2 0.3 0.1- 1.6
Other 187 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 11 5.8 2.6-12.5 149 81.8 73.8-87.7 24 11.5 7.1-18.1 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4
No health insurance 125 3 2.1 0.7- 6.6 24 12.3 7.2-20.2 92 79.8 69.9-87.0 5 3.7 1.2-11.0 1 2.1 0.3-13.5
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 242 8 3.6 1.6- 8.3 31 12.2 7.5-19.3 148 65.0 56.6-72.5 53 18.4 13.1-25.2 2 0.8 0.2- 3.9
No 2,091 20 0.9 0.5- 1.7 250 9.9 8.4-11.7 1,639 80.3 78.0-82.5 169 7.9 6.6- 9.6 13 0.9 0.5- 1.7

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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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