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2009 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Child Safety

When you are in a vehicle with children, how often do you use your cell phone while driving?

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  Total
Respond.#
Never Sometimes Usually Always Does not own a cell phone
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,359 568 23.2 21.0-25.6 1,513 63.8 61.1-66.4 128 6.3 5.1- 7.8 53 2.8 1.9- 4.0 97 3.9 3.0- 5.1
GENDER
Male 1,279 318 24.0 21.0-27.3 806 62.4 58.7-65.9 72 6.9 5.2- 9.0 27 3.0 1.9- 4.9 56 3.7 2.6- 5.3
Female 1,080 250 22.4 19.2-25.9 707 65.4 61.4-69.1 56 5.6 4.0- 7.9 26 2.5 1.5- 4.1 41 4.2 2.8- 6.1
RACE
White 1,756 381 19.0 16.7-21.5 1,197 69.5 66.5-72.4 94 6.1 4.7- 7.8 31 2.2 1.3- 3.5 53 3.3 2.2- 4.8
African American 327 94 29.1 23.3-35.6 171 52.9 46.1-59.5 26 9.5 6.1-14.5 16 4.9 2.6- 9.0 20 3.6 2.1- 6.2
Other Minorities 273 93 34.3 27.4-41.9 143 53.4 45.8-60.8 7 2.3 1.0- 5.1 6 2.5 0.9- 6.9 24 7.5 4.7-11.8
HISPANIC
Yes 191 56 29.4 22.2-37.8 101 53.9 45.5-62.2 6 3.4 1.3- 8.6 5 3.8 1.5- 9.2 23 9.5 5.9-14.9
No 2,167 512 22.4 20.1-24.8 1,411 65.2 62.4-67.9 122 6.7 5.4- 8.3 48 2.6 1.8- 3.9 74 3.1 2.3- 4.3
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 575 146 27.0 22.6-32.0 357 60.3 55.0-65.4 39 6.0 4.1- 8.8 8 1.9 0.8- 4.5 25 4.8 3.0- 7.5
5 through 10 713 155 19.9 16.4-24.0 476 67.5 62.8-71.9 39 5.8 3.9- 8.4 17 3.7 2.1- 6.6 26 3.1 1.8- 5.2
11 through 13 405 87 19.5 14.6-25.6 266 66.2 59.5-72.3 20 7.4 4.4-12.2 8 1.8 0.8- 3.9 24 5.1 2.9- 8.7
14 through 17 666 180 25.7 21.4-30.6 414 61.2 55.8-66.3 30 6.5 4.1-10.3 20 3.2 1.8- 5.9 22 3.3 1.7- 6.2
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 110 49 49.0 37.5-60.6 39 37.0 26.6-48.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.7 0.4- 7.8 20 12.3 7.2-20.3
H.S. 419 144 33.2 27.4-39.6 221 50.7 44.0-57.3 11 4.0 1.9- 8.2 9 3.2 1.3- 7.9 34 8.9 5.6-13.8
Some College 583 146 23.9 19.5-29.0 366 62.6 57.0-67.9 26 5.9 3.7- 9.5 17 3.0 1.6- 5.6 28 4.6 2.8- 7.5
College Graduate 1,245 228 16.6 14.1-19.5 886 71.7 68.3-74.9 91 8.0 6.2-10.2 25 2.7 1.6- 4.4 15 1.0 0.5- 2.1
SCHOOL
Public 1,595 385 22.7 20.0-25.7 1,027 64.3 60.9-67.5 76 6.2 4.6- 8.2 36 2.7 1.7- 4.3 71 4.1 2.9- 5.6
Private/Home 223 45 15.5 10.7-21.9 150 69.9 62.0-76.7 16 8.5 5.0-14.0 10 5.6 2.6-11.6 2 0.5 0.1- 2.6
GRADE
Not In School 541 138 27.3 22.7-32.5 336 60.2 54.8-65.5 36 5.7 3.8- 8.5 7 1.8 0.7- 4.7 24 4.9 3.0- 7.7
K-5th 797 179 21.5 17.9-25.5 530 66.4 61.8-70.7 43 5.8 4.0- 8.3 18 3.5 1.9- 6.1 27 2.9 1.7- 4.8
6th-8th 430 89 17.8 13.4-23.3 281 67.1 60.8-72.9 22 7.6 4.6-12.2 11 2.0 1.0- 4.1 27 5.5 3.3- 9.0
9th-12th* 589 162 25.4 20.9-30.5 364 60.9 55.2-66.3 27 6.8 4.2-11.0 17 3.4 1.8- 6.4 19 3.4 1.7- 6.7
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 108 22 22.0 12.4-35.9 80 72.8 59.0-83.2 3 3.5 0.8-13.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 2 1.2 0.3- 4.9
Private 1,307 231 15.4 13.1-18.0 931 72.3 68.9-75.4 88 7.8 6.0- 9.9 33 2.6 1.6- 4.2 24 2.0 1.1- 3.6
Health Choice 124 48 35.2 25.0-46.9 64 54.7 43.1-65.9 3 2.6 0.8- 7.8 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2 8 6.7 3.0-14.6
Medicaid 483 184 36.3 30.8-42.1 231 47.8 41.9-53.7 12 4.1 2.1- 7.9 12 3.9 2.0- 7.6 44 7.9 5.4-11.3
Other 187 42 26.3 18.3-36.2 125 62.4 52.3-71.4 15 8.3 4.5-14.7 3 2.2 0.5- 9.9 2 0.8 0.2- 3.5
No health insurance 125 33 26.9 17.5-38.8 70 59.5 47.5-70.5 6 4.5 1.2-15.1 3 3.6 1.1-11.0 13 5.6 2.9-10.6
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 242 62 20.4 14.9-27.3 150 61.1 52.5-69.1 16 11.2 6.5-18.7 4 2.2 0.5- 8.7 10 5.0 2.3-10.8
No 2,084 492 23.0 20.6-25.5 1,347 64.5 61.6-67.2 111 5.8 4.6- 7.3 49 2.9 2.0- 4.2 85 3.8 2.9- 5.1

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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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