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2009 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Weight/Height

How would you describe your child's weight?
Ages 10 to 17 years

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  Total
Respond.^
Very/Somewhat overweight Healthy weight Somewhat Underweight Very Underweight
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,790 298 14.9 12.8-17.2 1,301 74.7 71.9-77.3 179 9.5 7.9-11.4 12 0.9 0.4- 1.7
GENDER
Male 978 143 12.3 9.9-15.3 708 74.5 70.6-78.0 120 12.1 9.5-15.1 7 1.1 0.5- 2.5
Female 812 155 17.8 14.6-21.6 593 75.0 70.8-78.8 59 6.6 4.7- 9.2 5 0.6 0.1- 2.1
RACE
White 1,339 209 13.9 11.6-16.6 973 74.1 70.8-77.2 147 11.0 9.0-13.5 10 0.9 0.4- 1.9
African American 256 45 15.1 10.6-21.2 188 76.0 68.9-81.8 21 7.6 4.4-12.8 2 1.3 0.3- 5.1
Other Minorities 192 44 20.0 13.8-28.0 137 75.3 66.9-82.1 11 4.7 2.2- 9.8 0 0.0 . - .
HISPANIC
Yes 130 27 19.9 13.1-29.0 95 73.9 64.0-81.9 8 6.2 2.6-14.1 0 0.0 . - .
No 1,659 271 14.3 12.2-16.7 1,205 74.8 71.9-77.5 171 9.9 8.2-12.0 12 1.0 0.5- 1.9
AGE GROUPS
10 through 11 244 45 15.3 10.2-22.3 165 70.5 62.1-77.7 33 13.9 8.9-21.3 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
12 through 14 442 92 19.0 14.5-24.6 304 71.9 65.9-77.3 43 8.3 5.6-12.1 3 0.8 0.2- 2.7
15 through 17 508 92 16.9 13.0-21.6 366 73.2 67.7-78.0 45 8.0 5.5-11.6 5 1.9 0.7- 4.9
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. 406 91 20.3 15.6-25.9 277 71.8 65.5-77.3 36 7.5 4.6-12.1 2 0.4 0.1- 2.4
Some College 454 98 22.4 17.3-28.4 310 66.9 60.4-72.8 42 9.4 6.3-13.8 4 1.3 0.4- 4.5
College Graduate 928 109 9.2 7.1-11.7 712 79.5 76.0-82.7 101 10.5 8.2-13.3 6 0.8 0.3- 2.1
SCHOOL
Public 1,575 266 15.3 13.1-17.9 1,139 74.2 71.2-77.0 160 9.7 7.9-11.8 10 0.8 0.4- 1.7
Private/Home 191 28 10.9 6.7-17.2 145 80.2 72.3-86.2 16 7.4 3.9-13.5 2 1.5 0.3- 8.2
GRADE
4th-5th 743 92 11.4 8.8-14.8 569 77.6 73.3-81.4 79 10.5 7.9-13.9 3 0.4 0.1- 2.1
6th-8th 431 97 20.0 15.4-25.6 286 69.8 63.6-75.3 45 9.5 6.5-13.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4
9th-12th* 590 105 16.3 12.7-20.6 427 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 82 12 17.5 7.7-35.0 63 74.5 58.1-86.0 6 5.9 2.2-14.9 1 2.1 0.3-13.5
Private 1,019 147 12.3 9.9-15.2 761 76.4 72.8-79.7 104 10.3 8.1-13.1 7 0.9 0.4- 2.2
Health Choice 116 24 25.1 15.8-37.6 83 71.6 59.5-81.3 9 3.2 1.6- 6.6 0 0.0 . - .
Medicaid 315 75 20.7 15.3-27.2 203 68.2 60.8-74.8 35 10.6 6.7-16.4 2 0.5 0.1- 2.7
Other 130 11 8.0 3.6-17.0 99 79.8 69.9-87.1 19 11.8 6.8-19.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6
No health insurance 107 26 16.9 10.3-26.7 75 76.0 64.6-84.6 5 4.5 1.5-13.0 1 2.5 0.4-15.8
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 213 37 17.7 11.6-26.1 131 64.8 55.8-72.9 43 16.6 11.3-23.6 2 0.9 0.2- 4.5
No 1,553 256 14.4 12.3-16.9 1,156 76.2 73.2-78.9 131 8.6 6.9-10.6 10 0.9 0.4- 1.8

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

**Children with Special Health Care Needs are defined as those who have an elevated need for medical, mental health, or educational services due to a medical, behavioral, or other health condition that has lasted or is expected to last for at least 12 mon ths (responded 'Yes' to all 3 questions in the Children with Special Health Care Needs module).

^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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