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2009 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Food Insecurity

Is s/he currently enrolled in the WIC program?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 680 142 24.0 20.0-28.5 538 76.0 71.5-80.0
GENDER
Male 364 79 23.6 18.4-29.7 285 76.4 70.3-81.6
Female 316 63 24.5 18.7-31.5 253 75.5 68.5-81.3
RACE
White 499 67 14.0 10.3-18.6 432 86.0 81.4-89.7
African American 88 36 40.1 28.8-52.7 52 59.9 47.3-71.2
Other Minorities 93 39 41.1 30.2-53.0 54 58.9 47.0-69.8
HISPANIC
Yes 71 31 41.7 29.5-54.9 40 58.3 45.1-70.5
No 609 111 20.4 16.4-25.1 498 79.6 74.9-83.6
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 34 24 70.9 49.8-85.7 10 29.1 14.3-50.2
H.S. 113 55 53.1 41.3-64.5 58 46.9 35.5-58.7
Some College 153 40 28.7 20.1-39.1 113 71.3 60.9-79.9
College Graduate 380 23 7.0 4.2-11.4 357 93.0 88.6-95.8
GRADE
Not In School 539 128 27.2 22.6-32.4 411 72.8 67.6-77.4
K-5th 141 14 11.4 5.9-20.7 127 88.6 79.3-94.1
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 29 1 9.3 1.3-43.4 28 90.7 56.6-98.7
Private 347 9 2.8 1.1- 6.6 338 97.2 93.4-98.9
Health Choice 13 8 56.5 24.1-84.2 5 43.5 15.8-75.9
Medicaid 197 109 57.6 48.8-66.0 88 42.4 34.0-51.2
Other 63 11 19.2 9.5-34.8 52 80.8 65.2-90.5
No health insurance 25 2 8.2 1.5-35.0 23 91.8 65.0-98.5
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 35 7 22.5 9.2-45.1 28 77.5 54.9-90.8
No 634 134 24.3 20.2-29.0 500 75.7 71.0-79.8

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

***Asked only for children 5 years and younger.

^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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