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2010 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Physical Activity

How important do you believe it is for schools to provide routine physical activity opportunities,
in addition to physical education, throughout the school day? Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.#
Very Important Somewhat Important Not at all Important
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,812 1,553 86.9 84.9-88.7 234 11.9 10.2-13.8 25 1.2 0.7- 1.8
GENDER
Male 924 799 88.7 86.1-90.9 114 10.3 8.2-12.8 11 1.0 0.5- 2.0
Female 886 752 85.0 81.9-87.7 120 13.6 11.0-16.7 14 1.4 0.8- 2.4
RACE
White 1,301 1,103 85.7 83.2-87.9 176 12.8 10.7-15.2 22 1.5 0.9- 2.5
African American 312 275 87.9 82.9-91.6 34 11.4 7.8-16.4 3 0.7 0.2- 2.6
Other Minorities 196 173 92.7 88.0-95.6 23 7.3 4.4-12.0 0 0.0 . - .
HISPANIC
Yes 140 125 88.7 80.2-93.9 14 10.7 5.7-19.3 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7
No 1,671 1,427 86.7 84.7-88.6 220 12.0 10.3-14.0 24 1.2 0.8- 2.0
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 320 295 93.2 89.4-95.7 22 6.2 3.8- 9.9 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3
5 through 10 553 483 88.1 84.6-90.9 66 11.4 8.6-14.9 4 0.5 0.2- 1.6
11 through 13 370 311 83.8 78.3-88.2 55 15.3 11.1-20.8 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5
14 through 17 569 464 82.6 78.4-86.1 91 14.7 11.5-18.7 14 2.7 1.5- 4.9
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 94 86 92.3 83.2-96.7 8 7.7 3.3-16.8 0 0.0 . - .
H.S. 297 239 80.5 74.3-85.5 55 18.7 13.8-24.9 3 0.8 0.2- 2.4
Some College 420 367 89.4 85.4-92.4 49 9.6 6.8-13.5 4 1.0 0.3- 2.9
College Graduate 1,001 861 87.4 84.7-89.7 122 11.1 9.0-13.7 18 1.5 0.9- 2.6
SCHOOL
Public School 1,323 1,118 85.6 83.2-87.8 182 12.9 10.8-15.3 23 1.5 0.9- 2.4
Private/Home 214 184 87.1 80.3-91.8 30 12.9 8.2-19.7 0 0.0 . - .
GRADE
Not In School 345 318 93.5 90.1-95.9 24 5.9 3.7- 9.3 3 0.6 0.2- 2.1
K-5th 572 498 86.9 83.1-89.9 70 12.6 9.6-16.3 4 0.5 0.2- 1.6
6th-8th 365 313 86.3 81.2-90.2 47 12.5 8.8-17.5 5 1.2 0.5- 3.1
9th-12th* 525 420 81.3 76.8-85.1 92 16.1 12.5-20.3 13 2.7 1.4- 5.0
HEALTH INSURANCE**
Private 1,033 886 87.8 85.3-90.0 130 10.7 8.7-13.2 17 1.5 0.8- 2.5
Public 506 438 85.8 81.6-89.1 65 13.8 10.5-18.0 3 0.4 0.1- 1.6
Other 148 127 89.8 82.9-94.1 19 9.0 5.0-15.7 2 1.2 0.3- 5.1
No health insurance 104 83 79.0 68.3-86.8 18 17.6 10.5-27.9 3 3.4 1.1-10.4
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 409 343 83.2 78.0-87.3 60 14.9 11.0-19.9 6 1.9 0.8- 4.6
No 1,378 1,190 87.9 85.7-89.8 169 11.1 9.3-13.3 19 1.0 0.6- 1.6

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*9th-12th grade includes those in college or other post high school education.

**Health Insurance categories: PRIVATE = State Employee Health Plan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of NC, or other private health insurance plan purchased from an employer or directly from insurance company.
PUBLIC = Medicaid, Carolina ACCESS, Health Check, or NC Health Choice. OTHER = the military, CHAMPUS, TRI CARE, Indian Health Servcies or other type not otherwise listed.

^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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