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2010 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Food Insecurity

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,996 324 19.3 17.2-21.7 1,672 80.7 78.3-82.8
GENDER
Male 1,018 162 17.0 14.2-20.1 856 83.0 79.9-85.8
Female 976 162 21.8 18.5-25.6 814 78.2 74.4-81.5
RACE
White 1,424 158 11.8 9.8-14.1 1,266 88.2 85.9-90.2
African American 347 110 37.2 31.1-43.6 237 62.8 56.4-68.9
Other Minorities 222 56 26.2 19.5-34.3 166 73.8 65.7-80.5
HISPANIC
Yes 163 41 28.4 20.4-37.9 122 71.6 62.1-79.6
No 1,832 283 18.4 16.1-20.8 1,549 81.6 79.2-83.9
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 498 105 24.4 19.8-29.6 393 75.6 70.4-80.2
5 through 10 554 79 17.7 13.9-22.2 475 82.3 77.8-86.1
11 through 13 371 56 18.0 13.4-23.8 315 82.0 76.2-86.6
14 through 17 572 84 16.6 13.0-21.1 488 83.4 78.9-87.0
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 105 52 56.7 44.7-67.9 53 43.3 32.1-55.3
H.S. 324 120 41.3 34.6-48.3 204 58.7 51.7-65.4
Some College 461 102 28.4 23.2-34.3 359 71.6 65.7-76.8
College Graduate 1,106 50 5.2 3.7- 7.3 1,056 94.8 92.7-96.3
SCHOOL
Public School 1,327 212 19.4 16.8-22.4 1,115 80.6 77.6-83.2
Private/Home 215 10 5.4 2.5-11.4 205 94.6 88.6-97.5
GRADE
Not In School 524 108 23.2 18.9-28.2 416 76.8 71.8-81.1
K-5th 573 89 19.0 15.1-23.5 484 81.0 76.5-84.9
6th-8th 366 52 17.0 12.5-22.7 314 83.0 77.3-87.5
9th-12th* 528 73 16.1 12.3-20.8 455 83.9 79.2-87.7
HEALTH INSURANCE**
Private 1,129 20 2.4 1.4- 4.0 1,109 97.6 96.0-98.6
Public 572 284 51.6 46.5-56.6 288 48.4 43.4-53.5
Other 165 3 1.9 0.6- 5.6 162 98.1 94.4-99.4
No health insurance 107 13 15.4 8.0-27.4 94 84.6 72.6-92.0
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 421 79 22.4 17.5-28.1 342 77.6 71.9-82.5
No 1,542 237 18.2 15.8-20.8 1,305 81.8 79.2-84.2

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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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