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2009 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Child Safety

Do you keep all of the prescription medications in your household in a locked place?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,880 214 12.4 10.5-14.6 1,666 87.6 85.4-89.5
GENDER
Male 1,023 122 11.9 9.5-14.9 901 88.1 85.1-90.5
Female 857 92 12.9 10.0-16.5 765 87.1 83.5-90.0
RACE
White 1,456 146 9.8 7.9-12.0 1,310 90.2 88.0-92.1
African American 253 44 18.5 13.3-25.2 209 81.5 74.8-86.7
Other Minorities 169 24 17.6 10.9-27.1 145 82.4 72.9-89.1
HISPANIC
Yes 102 15 14.6 8.3-24.5 87 85.4 75.5-91.7
No 1,777 199 12.2 10.2-14.5 1,578 87.8 85.5-89.8
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 418 67 16.5 12.4-21.5 351 83.5 78.5-87.6
5 through 10 571 62 13.1 9.6-17.7 509 86.9 82.3-90.4
11 through 13 334 27 5.6 3.4- 8.9 307 94.4 91.1-96.6
14 through 17 557 58 11.4 8.2-15.8 499 88.6 84.2-91.8
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 57 10 23.7 12.0-41.3 47 76.3 58.7-88.0
H.S. 318 71 28.0 21.3-35.8 247 72.0 64.2-78.7
Some College 465 64 12.8 9.3-17.4 401 87.2 82.6-90.7
College Graduate 1,038 69 7.0 5.2- 9.5 969 93.0 90.5-94.8
SCHOOL
Public 1,305 141 12.2 9.8-15.0 1,164 87.8 85.0-90.2
Private/Home 190 13 4.3 2.3- 7.9 177 95.7 92.1-97.7
GRADE
Not In School 385 60 16.4 12.1-21.7 325 83.6 78.3-87.9
K-5th 650 74 13.1 9.9-17.3 576 86.9 82.7-90.1
6th-8th 354 31 7.8 4.8-12.2 323 92.2 87.8-95.2
9th-12th* 489 49 10.2 7.1-14.5 440 89.8 85.5-92.9
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 88 6 10.6 3.8-26.1 82 89.4 73.9-96.2
Private 1,098 75 7.5 5.5-10.1 1,023 92.5 89.9-94.5
Health Choice 89 18 20.2 11.1-33.8 71 79.8 66.2-88.9
Medicaid 353 85 24.7 19.1-31.3 268 75.3 68.7-80.9
Other 153 17 10.0 5.4-17.7 136 90.0 82.3-94.6
No health insurance 78 12 16.4 8.4-29.4 66 83.6 70.6-91.6
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 234 43 17.9 12.1-25.6 191 82.1 74.4-87.9
No 1,622 168 11.4 9.4-13.7 1,454 88.6 86.3-90.6

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

***Asked only of those who reported having prescription medications in the household (Responded 'Yes' to question 6 in the 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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