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2009 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Child Safety

How often does (he/she) wear a helmet when riding a bike, scooter, skateboard, roller skates, or rollerblades?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Never Sometimes Usually Always
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,612 458 28.4 25.5-31.5 281 16.6 14.3-19.2 201 13.9 11.7-16.4 672 41.1 37.9-44.3
GENDER
Male 902 261 28.8 25.0-33.0 152 15.4 12.5-18.8 119 15.5 12.4-19.0 370 40.3 36.1-44.8
Female 710 197 27.9 23.7-32.7 129 18.0 14.6-22.1 82 12.1 9.2-15.7 302 42.0 37.2-46.9
RACE
White 1,249 324 24.8 21.7-28.3 207 15.3 12.9-18.2 168 15.5 12.9-18.5 550 44.3 40.6-48.2
African American 195 77 39.3 31.3-47.9 38 17.8 12.1-25.4 18 12.5 7.5-19.9 62 30.5 23.3-38.7
Other Minorities 165 57 32.1 23.8-41.8 35 20.8 13.9-29.9 14 7.4 3.9-13.8 59 39.6 30.3-49.8
HISPANIC
Yes 112 35 32.7 23.3-43.7 27 25.9 17.1-37.1 8 5.4 2.4-11.9 42 36.0 26.2-47.2
No 1,499 423 27.9 24.9-31.1 254 15.5 13.2-18.0 192 14.9 12.6-17.7 630 41.7 38.4-45.1
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 209 33 18.5 12.2-27.0 29 15.9 10.3-23.8 29 14.1 9.2-21.1 118 51.5 42.6-60.3
5 through 10 659 132 19.9 16.2-24.3 106 15.1 11.9-19.0 97 16.2 12.7-20.5 324 48.8 43.7-53.8
11 through 13 357 138 40.8 34.0-48.1 72 17.8 13.1-23.8 42 10.7 7.4-15.1 105 30.6 24.4-37.7
14 through 17 387 155 41.8 35.0-48.9 74 19.2 14.2-25.3 33 12.0 7.7-18.1 125 27.1 21.7-33.3
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 63 30 43.8 29.2-59.6 15 25.3 14.0-41.5 2 2.8 0.6-12.7 16 28.1 15.9-44.7
H.S. 256 91 37.1 29.0-45.9 61 23.4 17.0-31.4 30 11.3 7.0-17.6 74 28.2 21.3-36.4
Some College 407 153 38.4 32.0-45.2 66 15.8 11.4-21.5 45 14.1 9.7-20.0 143 31.8 26.0-38.2
College Graduate 885 184 20.2 16.9-23.9 139 14.2 11.5-17.4 124 15.7 12.8-19.2 438 49.9 45.5-54.3
SCHOOL
Public 1,249 394 31.3 27.9-35.0 227 17.6 14.9-20.7 146 13.1 10.7-15.9 482 38.0 34.4-41.8
Private/Home 184 27 15.0 9.7-22.6 30 15.6 10.1-23.5 34 21.3 14.3-30.3 93 48.1 39.2-57.1
GRADE
Not In School 179 37 24.8 17.1-34.5 24 12.0 7.4-19.0 21 11.6 6.9-18.8 97 51.6 42.1-61.1
K-5th 733 142 18.7 15.3-22.7 122 16.4 13.2-20.3 109 16.6 13.2-20.6 360 48.3 43.5-53.1
6th-8th 364 145 41.5 34.6-48.8 71 17.7 12.8-23.8 42 10.7 7.5-15.1 106 30.1 23.9-37.3
9th-12th* 334 133 43.1 35.9-50.7 64 19.5 14.3-26.1 29 12.2 7.6-18.9 108 25.2 20.0-31.3
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 72 23 38.2 23.9-54.9 9 10.3 4.6-21.5 7 8.5 3.8-18.0 33 43.0 28.8-58.5
Private 942 221 20.6 17.5-24.2 164 15.5 12.8-18.7 140 17.3 14.2-20.9 417 46.5 42.3-50.8
Health Choice 94 32 39.1 26.5-53.3 25 24.0 14.4-37.3 9 8.8 3.8-19.3 28 28.0 17.7-41.3
Medicaid 286 110 42.1 34.5-50.0 49 20.8 15.0-28.2 22 7.2 4.0-12.6 105 30.0 23.6-37.2
Other 124 36 32.0 22.0-44.0 18 9.3 5.0-16.7 14 13.7 7.2-24.5 56 45.0 33.7-56.9
No health insurance 78 30 34.6 21.9-49.9 15 19.6 10.4-33.8 8 14.2 6.4-28.7 25 31.6 19.5-46.8
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 176 57 32.1 23.4-42.2 32 21.0 13.6-31.1 19 13.2 7.6-21.8 68 33.7 25.2-43.5
No 1,416 394 28.1 25.0-31.4 246 16.1 13.7-18.8 178 13.9 11.6-16.6 598 41.9 38.5-45.4

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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 3 years and older who reported riding a bike, scooter, skateboard, roller skates or rollerblades in the past 12 months (Responded 'Yes' to question 3 in Child Safety 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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