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2010 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Does (CHILD) currently need or use more medical care, mental health or
educational services than is usual for most children of the same age?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,990 260 12.9 11.1-14.8 1,730 87.1 85.2-88.9
GENDER
Male 1,013 143 14.2 11.7-17.2 870 85.8 82.8-88.3
Female 975 117 11.5 9.2-14.2 858 88.5 85.8-90.8
RACE
White 1,420 170 11.2 9.3-13.3 1,250 88.8 86.7-90.7
African American 347 60 17.4 13.1-22.8 287 82.6 77.2-86.9
Other Minorities 220 29 13.5 8.6-20.6 191 86.5 79.4-91.4
HISPANIC
Yes 163 12 6.8 3.3-13.6 151 93.2 86.4-96.7
No 1,826 247 13.5 11.7-15.6 1,579 86.5 84.4-88.3
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 499 39 8.1 5.6-11.6 460 91.9 88.4-94.4
5 through 10 546 81 14.7 11.4-18.6 465 85.3 81.4-88.6
11 through 13 372 62 15.6 11.4-20.8 310 84.4 79.2-88.6
14 through 17 572 77 14.0 10.7-18.1 495 86.0 81.9-89.3
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 105 18 17.8 10.1-29.5 87 82.2 70.5-89.9
H.S. 322 44 13.5 9.6-18.7 278 86.5 81.3-90.4
Some College 459 67 15.1 11.3-19.9 392 84.9 80.1-88.7
College Graduate 1,104 131 11.3 9.2-13.8 973 88.7 86.2-90.8
SCHOOL
Public School 1,324 195 15.1 12.8-17.8 1,129 84.9 82.2-87.2
Private/Home 212 26 7.9 4.9-12.5 186 92.1 87.5-95.1
GRADE
Not In School 525 42 8.0 5.5-11.4 483 92.0 88.6-94.5
K-5th 565 90 16.4 12.9-20.5 475 83.6 79.5-87.1
6th-8th 366 57 13.5 9.8-18.2 309 86.5 81.8-90.2
9th-12th* 529 69 13.7 10.3-18.1 460 86.3 81.9-89.7
HEALTH INSURANCE**
Private 1,124 121 10.5 8.4-13.0 1,003 89.5 87.0-91.6
Public 571 109 18.4 14.8-22.7 462 81.6 77.3-85.2
Other 165 20 9.9 5.5-17.0 145 90.1 83.0-94.5
No health insurance 107 8 5.5 2.5-11.7 99 94.5 88.3-97.5
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 413 207 51.7 45.5-57.8 206 48.3 42.2-54.5
No 1,550 39 2.8 1.9- 4.0 1,511 97.2 96.0-98.1

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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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