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2010 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Does (CHILD) currently need or use medicine prescribed by a doctor, other than vitamins?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,006 502 23.3 21.1-25.7 1,504 76.7 74.3-78.9
GENDER
Male 1,024 269 24.3 21.2-27.7 755 75.7 72.3-78.8
Female 980 233 22.4 19.3-25.7 747 77.6 74.3-80.7
RACE
White 1,429 349 22.1 19.6-24.8 1,080 77.9 75.2-80.4
African American 351 95 26.5 21.3-32.4 256 73.5 67.6-78.7
Other Minorities 223 58 24.0 17.7-31.7 165 76.0 68.3-82.3
HISPANIC
Yes 164 22 12.3 7.4-19.6 142 87.7 80.4-92.6
No 1,841 480 24.5 22.1-27.0 1,361 75.5 73.0-77.9
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 500 82 16.8 13.1-21.2 418 83.2 78.8-86.9
5 through 10 554 143 23.3 19.3-27.7 411 76.7 72.3-80.7
11 through 13 374 118 29.0 23.6-35.0 256 71.0 65.0-76.4
14 through 17 577 158 26.9 22.6-31.6 419 73.1 68.4-77.4
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 105 26 22.0 13.7-33.3 79 78.0 66.7-86.3
H.S. 327 79 22.3 17.2-28.3 248 77.7 71.7-82.8
Some College 463 136 29.2 24.1-34.8 327 70.8 65.2-75.9
College Graduate 1,111 261 21.3 18.6-24.4 850 78.7 75.6-81.4
SCHOOL
Public School 1,335 371 26.4 23.5-29.4 964 73.6 70.6-76.5
Private/Home 215 55 19.3 14.2-25.8 160 80.7 74.2-85.8
GRADE
Not In School 526 88 16.5 13.0-20.8 438 83.5 79.2-87.0
K-5th 573 153 24.5 20.5-29.0 420 75.5 71.0-79.5
6th-8th 368 113 28.8 23.3-34.9 255 71.2 65.1-76.7
9th-12th* 534 146 26.6 22.2-31.5 388 73.4 68.5-77.8
HEALTH INSURANCE**
Private 1,133 268 22.4 19.6-25.5 865 77.6 74.5-80.4
Public 577 174 27.6 23.4-32.3 403 72.4 67.7-76.6
Other 165 44 19.4 13.5-27.2 121 80.6 72.8-86.5
No health insurance 108 11 7.5 3.6-15.0 97 92.5 85.0-96.4
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 422 379 89.6 85.1-92.9 43 10.4 7.1-14.9
No 1,550 97 5.8 4.6- 7.4 1,453 94.2 92.6-95.4

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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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