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2009 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Food Insecurity

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,366 298 15.4 13.5-17.6 2,068 84.6 82.4-86.5
GENDER
Male 1,284 161 16.0 13.3-19.1 1,123 84.0 80.9-86.7
Female 1,082 137 14.8 12.1-18.0 945 85.2 82.0-87.9
RACE
White 1,760 146 7.6 6.1- 9.4 1,614 92.4 90.6-93.9
African American 331 93 33.0 27.0-39.6 238 67.0 60.4-73.0
Other Minorities 272 59 25.4 19.3-32.7 213 74.6 67.3-80.7
HISPANIC
Yes 192 32 18.6 12.8-26.4 160 81.4 73.6-87.2
No 2,173 266 15.0 13.0-17.3 1,907 85.0 82.7-87.0
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 576 99 19.4 15.5-23.9 477 80.6 76.1-84.5
5 through 10 716 80 13.6 10.4-17.5 636 86.4 82.5-89.6
11 through 13 406 47 15.3 10.6-21.5 359 84.7 78.5-89.4
14 through 17 668 72 13.4 9.9-17.9 596 86.6 82.1-90.1
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 110 45 44.0 32.7-56.0 65 56.0 44.0-67.3
H.S. 420 128 37.4 31.1-44.2 292 62.6 55.8-68.9
Some College 586 91 18.2 14.1-23.2 495 81.8 76.8-85.9
College Graduate 1,248 33 3.5 2.3- 5.4 1,215 96.5 94.6-97.7
SCHOOL
Public 1,600 195 15.7 13.2-18.5 1,405 84.3 81.5-86.8
Private/Home 224 13 3.5 1.8- 6.9 211 96.5 93.1-98.2
GRADE
Not In School 542 90 19.4 15.4-24.2 452 80.6 75.8-84.6
K-5th 800 96 13.9 10.9-17.5 704 86.1 82.5-89.1
6th-8th 431 52 16.9 12.0-23.3 379 83.1 76.7-88.0
9th-12th* 591 59 12.0 8.6-16.6 532 88.0 83.4-91.4
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 108 1 1.8 0.3-11.8 107 98.2 88.2-99.7
Private 1,311 19 2.3 1.3- 4.0 1,292 97.7 96.0-98.7
Health Choice 125 23 21.6 13.3-33.1 102 78.4 66.9-86.7
Medicaid 484 236 50.1 44.2-56.0 248 49.9 44.0-55.8
Other 187 3 1.9 0.5- 7.4 184 98.1 92.6-99.5
No health insurance 125 11 8.5 3.8-18.1 114 91.5 81.9-96.2
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 243 55 23.1 16.6-31.3 188 76.9 68.7-83.4
No 2,090 237 14.5 12.5-16.8 1,853 85.5 83.2-87.5

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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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