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2011 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Birth Characteristics

Premature birth
(born at 36 weeks or less)1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,220 120 9.8 7.5-12.7 1,100 90.2 87.3-92.5
GENDER
Male 634 65 10.8 7.5-15.3 569 89.2 84.7-92.5
Female 582 54 8.8 5.8-13.0 528 91.2 87.0-94.2
RACE
White 847 86 9.4 6.7-13.0 761 90.6 87.0-93.3
African American 187 18 9.6 5.3-16.9 169 90.4 83.1-94.7
Other Minorities 180 16 11.7 5.9-21.9 164 88.3 78.1-94.1
HISPANIC
Yes 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,076 108 9.6 7.3-12.6 968 90.4 87.4-92.7
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 255 22 7.9 4.1-14.7 233 92.1 85.3-95.9
5 through 10 358 44 11.4 7.3-17.4 314 88.6 82.6-92.7
11 through 13 244 21 9.1 4.5-17.5 223 90.9 82.5-95.5
14 through 17 360 33 10.0 6.2-15.7 327 90.0 84.3-93.8
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 258 22 7.8 4.2-13.8 236 92.2 86.2-95.8
Some College 253 24 8.5 4.5-15.5 229 91.5 84.5-95.5
College Graduate 707 74 11.9 8.4-16.5 633 88.1 83.5-91.6
SCHOOL
Public School 838 92 11.1 8.2-15.0 746 88.9 85.0-91.8
Private/Home 143 *** *** *** 133 95.0 88.2-98.0
GRADE
Not In School 284 25 7.9 4.3-13.9 259 92.1 86.1-95.7
K-5th 354 41 11.3 7.1-17.4 313 88.7 82.6-92.9
6th-8th 233 22 7.7 4.3-13.4 211 92.3 86.6-95.7
9th-12th3 347 31 9.8 5.9-15.9 316 90.2 84.1-94.1
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 670 60 9.3 6.3-13.5 610 90.7 86.5-93.7
Public 358 41 9.3 5.9-14.2 317 90.7 85.8-94.1
Other 136 14 10.1 4.8-20.1 122 89.9 79.9-95.2
No health insurance 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 230 31 12.7 7.8-20.1 199 87.3 79.9-92.2
No 978 89 9.3 6.8-12.7 889 90.7 87.3-93.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards; see N.C. CHAMP Technical Notes for more details

1Premature birth estimated from questions in Birth Characteristics module: 1. Was (CHILD) born before his/her due date? and 2. How many weeks or months was s/he born early?

2Use 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.

39th-12th grade includes those in college or other post high school education.

4Health 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.

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This page was generated on 13MAY13.

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