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2010 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Has (CHILD)'s need for prescription medication
lasted or is it expected to last 12 months or longer?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 482 418 86.0 81.6-89.5 64 14.0 10.5-18.4
GENDER
Male 262 232 87.8 81.8-92.0 30 12.2 8.0-18.2
Female 220 186 84.0 76.9-89.2 34 16.0 10.8-23.1
RACE
White 333 293 87.1 82.1-90.9 40 12.9 9.1-17.9
African American 93 78 84.0 72.7-91.2 15 16.0 8.8-27.3
Other Minorities 56 47 85.0 68.3-93.7 9 15.0 6.3-31.7
HISPANIC
Yes 20 19 96.3 77.0-99.5 1 3.7 0.5-23.0
No 462 399 85.5 80.9-89.2 63 14.5 10.8-19.1
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 75 51 64.7 50.4-76.8 24 35.3 23.2-49.6
5 through 10 138 125 91.6 84.0-95.8 13 8.4 4.2-16.0
11 through 13 115 107 93.5 84.7-97.4 8 6.5 2.6-15.3
14 through 17 153 134 88.2 81.5-92.7 19 11.8 7.3-18.5
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 26 25 96.7 79.5-99.6 1 3.3 0.4-20.5
H.S. 74 70 96.7 90.1-99.0 4 3.3 1.0- 9.9
Some College 132 121 90.9 82.3-95.6 11 9.1 4.4-17.7
College Graduate 250 202 78.9 71.7-84.6 48 21.1 15.4-28.3
SCHOOL
Public School 359 325 91.5 87.4-94.3 34 8.5 5.7-12.6
Private/Home 53 46 86.3 72.0-93.9 7 13.7 6.1-28.0
GRADE
Not In School 81 54 64.8 51.0-76.4 27 35.2 23.6-49.0
K-5th 148 138 93.3 85.9-96.9 10 6.7 3.1-14.1
6th-8th 110 102 92.3 83.1-96.7 8 7.7 3.3-16.9
9th-12th* 141 122 87.8 80.7-92.5 19 12.2 7.5-19.3
HEALTH INSURANCE**
Private 256 212 81.0 73.9-86.5 44 19.0 13.5-26.1
Public 169 156 92.6 86.7-96.0 13 7.4 4.0-13.3
Other 42 37 84.1 60.5-94.8 5 15.9 5.2-39.5
No health insurance 10 8 79.3 40.6-95.6 2 20.7 4.4-59.4
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 379 377 99.6 98.2-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
No 94 37 36.9 25.9-49.4 57 63.1 50.6-74.1

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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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