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2010 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

School Performance

During the past 12 months, about how many days did (CHILD) miss school because of illness?***

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  Total
Respond.#
No days Less than 1 wk 1 to 2 wks 2 or more wks
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,474 314 21.5 18.9-24.2 750 52.3 49.1-55.5 347 21.7 19.2-24.4 63 4.5 3.3- 6.2
GENDER
Male 753 169 23.3 19.6-27.5 391 52.5 47.9-57.0 162 19.2 16.0-22.9 31 5.0 3.2- 7.8
Female 720 145 19.6 16.3-23.5 358 52.0 47.4-56.6 185 24.4 20.7-28.5 32 4.0 2.5- 6.1
RACE
White 1,048 198 19.1 16.2-22.3 539 53.6 49.8-57.4 274 24.4 21.4-27.7 37 3.0 2.0- 4.5
African American 271 73 26.1 20.3-32.9 129 48.0 40.8-55.2 48 17.3 12.5-23.4 21 8.6 5.2-13.9
Other Minorities 152 42 25.0 17.6-34.1 81 54.5 44.5-64.2 24 16.2 9.9-25.4 5 4.3 1.4-12.4
HISPANIC
Yes 110 31 23.7 15.5-34.3 51 49.6 38.1-61.1 26 26.0 16.8-37.9 2 0.7 0.2- 3.4
No 1,363 283 21.3 18.6-24.2 699 52.6 49.2-55.9 320 21.3 18.7-24.0 61 4.9 3.5- 6.7
AGE GROUPS
5 through 10 516 94 18.7 14.9-23.2 274 53.4 48.1-58.6 127 23.3 19.2-27.9 21 4.6 2.8- 7.6
11 through 13 357 74 24.7 19.2-31.1 172 49.0 42.5-55.6 94 20.6 16.1-26.0 17 5.7 3.1-10.2
14 through 17 543 132 22.6 18.5-27.3 270 52.2 46.8-57.6 118 21.2 17.1-26.0 23 3.9 2.3- 6.7
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 75 22 26.3 16.0-40.1 36 49.5 35.6-63.5 13 17.2 9.0-30.5 4 6.9 1.8-22.6
H.S. 237 54 21.3 15.5-28.4 116 49.5 41.5-57.5 52 23.9 17.6-31.6 15 5.3 2.7-10.1
Some College 350 67 22.3 17.0-28.8 167 47.7 41.0-54.4 93 21.6 17.0-27.2 23 8.4 5.1-13.4
College Graduate 812 171 20.7 17.5-24.4 431 55.5 51.2-59.7 189 21.4 18.2-25.1 21 2.3 1.3- 4.1
SCHOOL
Public School 1,314 278 20.9 18.3-23.8 668 51.9 48.5-55.3 309 22.2 19.5-25.1 59 4.9 3.6- 6.8
Private 160 36 25.8 17.8-35.9 82 55.6 45.8-64.9 38 17.7 12.0-25.2 4 1.0 0.3- 2.7
GRADE
K-5th 543 104 19.6 15.8-24.1 286 53.3 48.1-58.4 132 22.7 18.8-27.2 21 4.4 2.6- 7.2
6th-8th 350 69 24.2 18.7-30.8 170 49.0 42.4-55.6 92 20.9 16.3-26.4 19 5.9 3.3-10.2
9th-12th* 504 125 23.0 18.7-27.9 249 51.7 46.1-57.3 110 21.6 17.4-26.7 20 3.7 2.0- 6.6
HEALTH INSURANCE**
Private 869 178 20.3 17.2-23.9 450 54.2 50.0-58.3 219 23.1 19.9-26.7 22 2.4 1.3- 4.2
Public 384 93 25.6 20.5-31.5 177 47.3 41.1-53.5 84 18.6 14.4-23.6 30 8.6 5.6-13.0
Other 122 17 13.4 7.1-24.0 73 64.1 52.6-74.2 24 18.3 11.2-28.5 8 4.1 1.8- 8.9
No health insurance 83 21 19.7 12.1-30.5 43 51.8 38.3-65.1 17 26.9 15.6-42.3 2 1.6 0.4- 6.4
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 361 57 16.8 12.3-22.4 158 43.8 37.4-50.4 110 28.2 22.8-34.4 36 11.2 7.4-16.5
No 1,092 253 22.8 19.8-26.0 586 55.6 51.8-59.2 229 19.4 16.7-22.4 24 2.3 1.3- 3.8

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***Asked only for children enrolled in public or private school.

*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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