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2010 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Parent Reaction to Child Weight

How would you describe your child's weight?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Very overweight Somewhat overweight Healthy weight Somewhat underweight Very underweight
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,827 35 1.7 1.1- 2.6 219 11.3 9.6-13.2 1,407 77.9 75.5-80.2 159 8.6 7.2-10.4 7 0.4 0.2- 1.1
GENDER
Male 931 16 1.2 0.6- 2.3 103 10.2 8.0-12.9 719 79.1 75.7-82.1 90 8.9 6.9-11.4 3 0.6 0.1- 2.1
Female 894 19 2.2 1.3- 3.8 116 12.4 10.0-15.3 686 76.7 73.0-80.0 69 8.4 6.3-11.0 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9
RACE
White 1,308 21 1.4 0.8- 2.5 145 9.3 7.6-11.2 1,031 81.0 78.3-83.4 109 8.2 6.5-10.2 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5
African American 314 7 1.4 0.6- 3.1 50 17.9 13.3-23.7 218 68.3 61.7-74.2 35 10.9 7.3-16.0 4 1.5 0.5- 4.7
Other Minorities 202 7 4.0 1.7- 9.1 24 10.1 6.1-16.2 155 78.8 71.2-84.8 15 7.0 3.8-12.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
HISPANIC
Yes 144 3 1.3 0.4- 4.4 21 13.4 8.0-21.5 110 81.5 73.3-87.6 10 3.8 2.0- 7.3 0 0.0 . - .
No 1,682 32 1.8 1.1- 2.7 198 11.0 9.3-13.0 1,296 77.6 75.0-79.9 149 9.1 7.5-11.0 7 0.5 0.2- 1.2
AGE GROUPS
2 through 4 324 0 0.0 . - . 13 2.4 1.3- 4.3 279 87.3 82.4-91.0 31 10.2 6.8-15.0 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
5 through 10 555 8 1.0 0.4- 2.1 67 11.8 8.9-15.5 426 79.5 75.3-83.2 52 7.6 5.5-10.3 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7
11 through 13 374 8 2.5 1.0- 6.2 67 18.9 14.3-24.6 264 68.0 61.6-73.9 32 9.1 5.9-13.8 3 1.4 0.4- 5.2
14 through 17 574 19 3.6 2.0- 6.1 72 11.9 8.9-15.6 438 75.6 70.7-79.9 44 8.6 5.9-12.3 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 97 4 2.2 0.7- 6.3 17 13.9 7.9-23.3 68 76.9 65.7-85.3 7 6.2 2.1-16.9 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0
H.S. 299 5 1.2 0.4- 3.4 49 17.8 12.9-23.9 220 72.9 66.1-78.8 24 7.8 4.7-12.8 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
Some College 425 9 2.4 1.0- 5.4 58 11.7 8.6-15.6 317 75.3 69.9-80.0 38 9.7 6.7-13.8 3 1.0 0.2- 4.2
College Graduate 1,005 17 1.6 0.9- 2.8 95 8.8 6.8-11.3 801 80.7 77.5-83.6 90 8.7 6.8-11.1 2 0.2 0.0- 1.1
SCHOOL
Public School 1,332 33 2.3 1.5- 3.5 190 13.8 11.7-16.3 990 75.0 72.0-77.8 113 8.3 6.6-10.3 6 0.6 0.2- 1.6
Private/Home 215 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2 15 7.7 4.1-14.1 179 84.2 77.3-89.4 19 7.2 4.2-12.3 0 0.0 . - .
GRADE
Not In School 349 0 0.0 . - . 15 3.1 1.7- 5.6 297 85.9 81.0-89.6 36 10.9 7.6-15.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9
K-5th 574 6 0.7 0.3- 1.7 71 12.4 9.4-16.2 442 79.2 75.0-82.9 52 7.4 5.4-10.2 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9
6th-8th 368 9 2.8 1.2- 6.5 66 18.8 14.2-24.3 261 68.4 62.0-74.2 30 8.8 5.6-13.6 2 1.2 0.2- 5.6
9th-12th* 531 19 3.8 2.2- 6.6 67 11.6 8.6-15.4 403 75.8 70.8-80.2 41 8.3 5.7-12.1 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
HEALTH INSURANCE**
Private 1,038 13 1.4 0.7- 2.7 104 8.2 6.4-10.4 827 81.1 78.1-83.9 92 9.0 7.1-11.5 2 0.2 0.0- 1.1
Public 514 14 2.2 1.1- 4.1 80 16.3 12.8-20.7 373 71.9 66.8-76.4 43 8.8 6.1-12.4 4 0.8 0.2- 3.0
Other 149 4 1.7 0.5- 5.2 15 8.2 4.2-15.4 115 82.7 74.7-88.5 14 6.8 3.8-12.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4
No health insurance 105 3 1.7 0.4- 6.4 17 14.6 8.5-24.0 76 76.4 65.9-84.4 9 7.3 3.5-14.9 0 0.0 . - .
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 411 13 2.6 1.3- 5.2 63 14.1 10.4-18.8 274 67.6 61.7-73.0 55 14.0 10.2-18.9 6 1.7 0.6- 4.6
No 1,387 20 1.4 0.8- 2.5 149 10.4 8.6-12.6 1,117 80.9 78.2-83.4 100 7.1 5.6- 9.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9

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***Asked only for children 2 years and older

*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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