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2010 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Weight/Height

During the past year, has your child’s physician or another health professional
told you that your child was overweight?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,826 119 6.2 5.0- 7.7 1,707 93.8 92.3-95.0
GENDER
Male 929 60 5.8 4.3- 7.8 869 94.2 92.2-95.7
Female 895 59 6.7 5.0- 9.0 836 93.3 91.0-95.0
RACE
White 1,307 62 4.3 3.2- 5.9 1,245 95.7 94.1-96.8
African American 315 38 11.1 7.7-15.8 277 88.9 84.2-92.3
Other Minorities 201 19 7.5 4.4-12.5 182 92.5 87.5-95.6
HISPANIC
Yes 144 14 8.0 4.3-14.2 130 92.0 85.8-95.7
No 1,681 105 6.1 4.8- 7.6 1,576 93.9 92.4-95.2
AGE GROUPS
2 through 4 324 9 2.8 1.2- 6.0 315 97.2 94.0-98.8
5 through 10 555 37 5.9 4.0- 8.5 518 94.1 91.5-96.0
11 through 13 371 33 9.2 6.1-13.7 338 90.8 86.3-93.9
14 through 17 576 40 7.3 5.1-10.5 536 92.7 89.5-94.9
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 97 16 12.6 6.9-21.8 81 87.4 78.2-93.1
H.S. 299 25 7.6 4.8-11.8 274 92.4 88.2-95.2
Some College 424 39 8.9 6.1-12.9 385 91.1 87.1-93.9
College Graduate 1,005 39 4.0 2.8- 5.9 966 96.0 94.1-97.2
SCHOOL
Public School 1,333 105 7.7 6.1- 9.7 1,228 92.3 90.3-93.9
Private/Home 214 7 3.8 1.5- 9.0 207 96.2 91.0-98.5
GRADE
Not In School 349 10 2.9 1.4- 6.0 339 97.1 94.0-98.6
K-5th 574 37 5.7 3.8- 8.3 537 94.3 91.7-96.2
6th-8th 365 34 10.3 6.9-15.0 331 89.7 85.0-93.1
9th-12th* 533 37 7.0 4.7-10.2 496 93.0 89.8-95.3
HEALTH INSURANCE**
Private 1,038 52 4.8 3.4- 6.7 986 95.2 93.3-96.6
Public 513 50 8.3 5.9-11.5 463 91.7 88.5-94.1
Other 148 7 4.6 2.0-10.1 141 95.4 89.9-98.0
No health insurance 106 7 8.6 3.8-18.0 99 91.4 82.0-96.2
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 410 42 9.0 6.3-12.7 368 91.0 87.3-93.7
No 1,388 73 5.5 4.2- 7.2 1,315 94.5 92.8-95.8

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***Asked only of children ages 2 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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