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2010 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Is (CHILD)'s need for prescription medicine
because of ANY medical, behavioral, or other health condition?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 501 437 88.5 84.6-91.5 64 11.5 8.5-15.4
GENDER
Male 269 234 88.6 83.6-92.3 35 11.4 7.7-16.4
Female 232 203 88.3 81.8-92.7 29 11.7 7.3-18.2
RACE
White 348 307 89.8 85.6-92.9 41 10.2 7.1-14.4
African American 95 83 85.0 73.6-92.0 12 15.0 8.0-26.4
Other Minorities 58 47 89.4 79.8-94.7 11 10.6 5.3-20.2
HISPANIC
Yes 22 21 96.8 79.6-99.6 1 3.2 0.4-20.4
No 479 416 88.0 84.0-91.2 63 12.0 8.8-16.0
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 81 71 90.3 78.9-95.9 10 9.7 4.1-21.1
5 through 10 143 126 88.7 80.7-93.7 17 11.3 6.3-19.3
11 through 13 118 101 86.8 77.7-92.6 17 13.2 7.4-22.3
14 through 17 158 138 88.1 80.9-92.8 20 11.9 7.2-19.1
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 26 23 92.3 76.9-97.8 3 7.7 2.2-23.1
H.S. 78 61 75.1 61.0-85.3 17 24.9 14.7-39.0
Some College 136 120 89.2 81.4-94.0 16 10.8 6.0-18.6
College Graduate 261 233 92.0 87.2-95.1 28 8.0 4.9-12.8
SCHOOL
Public School 371 323 87.5 82.8-91.0 48 12.5 9.0-17.2
Private/Home 55 49 93.1 84.8-97.1 6 6.9 2.9-15.2
GRADE
Not In School 87 75 88.4 77.0-94.5 12 11.6 5.5-23.0
K-5th 153 139 91.1 83.8-95.3 14 8.9 4.7-16.2
6th-8th 113 94 82.9 72.4-90.0 19 17.1 10.0-27.6
9th-12th* 146 128 89.8 83.3-93.9 18 10.2 6.1-16.7
HEALTH INSURANCE**
Private 268 241 91.5 86.5-94.7 27 8.5 5.3-13.5
Public 174 149 85.7 78.1-91.0 25 14.3 9.0-21.9
Other 43 33 78.4 61.3-89.3 10 21.6 10.7-38.7
No health insurance 11 9 85.5 53.7-96.8 2 14.5 3.2-46.3
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 379 372 99.1 97.8-99.6 7 0.9 0.4- 2.2
No 97 43 49.1 37.0-61.3 54 50.9 38.7-63.0

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***Asked only for children who need prescription medicine.

*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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