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2010 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Asthma

At school, is (CHILD) allowed to self administer emergency medication for asthma?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No, unable to self administer No, not allowed due to school policy
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 162 108 58.2 48.1-67.6 20 17.2 10.7-26.5 34 24.6 17.0-34.3
GENDER
Male 84 58 63.5 49.5-75.6 9 13.2 6.2-25.8 17 23.3 13.5-37.1
Female 78 50 50.9 37.2-64.4 11 22.7 12.3-38.0 17 26.5 15.9-40.7
RACE
White 90 64 61.0 46.7-73.5 8 14.1 6.4-28.3 18 24.9 14.6-39.2
African American 53 33 62.0 45.7-76.0 8 14.5 6.5-29.1 12 23.5 12.6-39.7
Other Minorities 19 11 37.5 17.3-63.2 4 35.6 14.2-64.8 4 26.9 9.3-57.0
HISPANIC
Yes 13 10 66.5 32.2-89.3 1 8.7 1.2-43.3 2 24.7 6.0-62.9
No 149 98 57.2 46.8-67.1 19 18.1 11.1-28.1 32 24.6 16.8-34.7
AGE GROUPS
5 through 10 52 21 36.9 22.7-53.8 12 26.6 14.4-43.8 19 36.5 22.5-53.2
11 through 13 56 46 74.0 56.1-86.4 3 5.4 1.6-16.8 7 20.5 9.4-39.1
14 through 17 50 40 76.7 60.4-87.7 3 8.7 2.8-23.9 7 14.6 6.6-29.3
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 6 6 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
H.S. 37 28 67.7 46.0-83.8 2 4.0 0.8-17.2 7 28.3 13.1-50.9
Some College 43 28 59.8 40.2-76.8 8 22.9 10.6-42.7 7 17.3 6.9-37.3
College Graduate 76 46 48.1 34.6-61.9 10 22.5 12.0-38.2 20 29.4 18.2-43.8
SCHOOL
Public School 148 97 57.8 47.4-67.5 19 16.5 10.1-25.8 32 25.8 17.7-35.9
Private/Home 14 11 64.2 24.5-90.8 1 27.4 4.5-75.0 2 8.4 1.7-32.6
GRADE
K-5th 53 22 35.4 21.9-51.8 12 25.8 13.9-42.7 19 38.8 24.3-55.6
6th-8th 54 44 75.4 57.6-87.3 3 5.9 1.8-18.2 7 18.7 8.3-36.8
9th-12th* 48 39 78.5 62.1-89.1 3 8.9 2.8-24.4 6 12.6 5.3-27.2
HEALTH INSURANCE**
Private 70 46 53.9 39.0-68.1 13 25.7 14.5-41.5 11 20.3 10.5-35.7
Public 77 53 61.0 46.2-74.0 7 13.8 6.2-28.0 17 25.2 14.7-39.8
Other 10 5 42.5 14.9-75.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 57.5 24.2-85.1
No health insurance 2 2 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 95 66 60.3 47.1-72.1 13 18.0 9.9-30.5 16 21.8 12.7-34.7
No 63 39 54.8 39.0-69.6 7 17.1 7.7-33.9 17 28.1 16.1-44.2

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***Asked only of children 1 year and older who currently have asthma.

*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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