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2010 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Food Insecurity

Is s/he currently enrolled in the WIC program?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 582 127 23.6 19.5-28.3 455 76.4 71.7-80.5
GENDER
Male 294 62 21.9 16.5-28.4 232 78.1 71.6-83.5
Female 286 65 25.7 19.8-32.7 221 74.3 67.3-80.2
RACE
White 413 61 14.2 10.5-18.8 352 85.8 81.2-89.5
African American 95 31 38.1 27.1-50.6 64 61.9 49.4-72.9
Other Minorities 74 35 45.6 32.3-59.6 39 54.4 40.4-67.7
HISPANIC
Yes 57 27 51.8 36.8-66.4 30 48.2 33.6-63.2
No 525 100 20.1 16.0-24.8 425 79.9 75.2-84.0
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 32 19 62.6 41.5-79.7 13 37.4 20.3-58.5
H.S. 98 45 48.5 36.5-60.7 53 51.5 39.3-63.5
Some College 121 36 34.1 24.0-45.8 85 65.9 54.2-76.0
College Graduate 331 27 8.8 5.5-13.5 304 91.2 86.5-94.5
HEALTH INSURANCE**
Private 299 8 2.9 1.2- 6.7 291 97.1 93.3-98.8
Public 204 109 56.3 47.8-64.4 95 43.7 35.6-52.2
Other 51 5 8.1 3.1-19.6 46 91.9 80.4-96.9
No health insurance 22 3 14.3 3.4-43.7 19 85.7 56.3-96.6
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 67 9 19.5 9.3-36.4 58 80.5 63.6-90.7
No 501 114 23.8 19.4-28.8 387 76.2 71.2-80.6

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***Asked only for children 5 years and younger. WIC = Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children.

*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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