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2010 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Food Insecurity

During the past 12 months, did (CHILD) receive free
or reduced-cost breakfasts or lunches at school?***

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,488 463 36.6 33.6-39.8 1,025 63.4 60.2-66.4
GENDER
Male 764 250 38.9 34.5-43.4 514 61.1 56.6-65.5
Female 723 213 34.4 30.1-39.0 510 65.6 61.0-69.9
RACE
White 1,060 225 22.6 19.6-25.9 835 77.4 74.1-80.4
African American 271 151 61.9 54.8-68.4 120 38.1 31.6-45.2
Other Minorities 154 85 62.2 52.6-70.9 69 37.8 29.1-47.4
HISPANIC
Yes 111 74 70.3 58.9-79.6 37 29.7 20.4-41.1
No 1,376 389 33.4 30.3-36.6 987 66.6 63.4-69.7
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 65 11 13.3 6.8-24.4 54 86.7 75.6-93.2
5 through 10 519 181 40.4 35.3-45.7 338 59.6 54.3-64.7
11 through 13 358 121 40.0 33.7-46.7 237 60.0 53.3-66.3
14 through 17 546 150 32.9 27.8-38.4 396 67.1 61.6-72.2
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 79 67 89.9 80.8-94.9 12 10.1 5.1-19.2
H.S. 241 151 72.2 65.1-78.4 90 27.8 21.6-34.9
Some College 352 156 54.3 47.7-60.8 196 45.7 39.2-52.3
College Graduate 816 89 12.5 9.8-15.9 727 87.5 84.1-90.2
GRADE
K-5th 546 203 42.8 37.7-48.0 343 57.2 52.0-62.3
6th-8th 353 114 38.1 31.8-44.8 239 61.9 55.2-68.2
9th-12th* 505 132 31.8 26.5-37.5 373 68.2 62.5-73.5
HEALTH INSURANCE**
Private 873 75 10.0 7.6-13.1 798 90.0 86.9-92.4
Public 393 321 83.8 78.9-87.7 72 16.2 12.3-21.1
Other 123 17 15.5 9.0-25.5 106 84.5 74.5-91.0
No health insurance 82 44 59.3 45.9-71.4 38 40.7 28.6-54.1
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 366 142 44.8 38.4-51.5 224 55.2 48.5-61.6
No 1,102 312 33.9 30.4-37.5 790 66.1 62.5-69.6

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***Asked only for children enrolled in public or private school.

*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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