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2011 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

General Health

Would you say that in general the health of (CHILD)is1:

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  Total
Respond2
Excellent Very good Good Fair or Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,389 850 60.5 56.1-64.8 313 25.1 21.3-29.3 184 11.3 8.9-14.2 42 3.1 1.9- 5.2
GENDER
Male 713 431 60.6 54.3-66.5 178 25.8 20.7-31.7 88 11.5 8.1-16.2 16 2.1 0.9- 4.7
Female 671 414 60.4 53.9-66.5 135 24.4 19.0-30.7 96 11.0 8.1-14.9 26 4.2 2.2- 8.0
RACE
White 962 644 66.6 61.2-71.6 209 24.1 19.6-29.3 90 7.7 5.4-10.7 19 1.6 0.8- 3.2
African American 223 118 59.0 49.4-68.0 57 27.5 19.5-37.2 43 12.0 7.6-18.5 *** *** ***
Other Minorities 197 *** *** *** 46 24.9 16.0-36.7 49 23.9 15.3-35.3 18 12.0 5.7-23.4
HISPANIC
Yes 146 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,237 786 63.1 58.4-67.5 285 25.6 21.6-30.1 139 9.5 7.3-12.4 27 1.8 0.9- 3.4
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 312 220 64.1 54.8-72.4 63 25.2 17.8-34.4 24 8.4 4.9-14.0 *** *** ***
5 through 10 395 246 62.6 54.5-70.0 88 22.9 16.9-30.3 54 12.7 8.3-19.0 *** *** ***
11 through 13 274 170 58.7 48.6-68.1 56 26.6 18.2-37.1 39 11.7 7.4-18.0 *** *** ***
14 through 17 405 212 54.0 45.3-62.4 106 27.3 20.4-35.5 66 12.5 8.0-19.0 21 6.2 2.7-13.8
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 288 119 51.8 42.6-60.8 78 26.3 19.0-35.1 70 16.6 11.3-23.7 21 5.4 2.6-11.1
Some College 285 158 56.2 47.1-64.8 65 26.4 18.9-35.6 47 12.6 8.2-18.8 15 4.9 2.2-10.7
College Graduate 814 572 68.6 62.7-74.0 170 23.6 18.7-29.4 66 7.1 4.6-10.6 *** *** ***
SCHOOL
Public School 937 538 57.5 52.0-62.8 223 25.9 21.3-31.0 141 12.9 9.7-16.8 35 3.8 2.1- 6.7
Private/Home 162 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 7.9 4.2-14.3 *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 342 244 64.3 55.5-72.2 64 23.0 16.3-31.6 28 9.5 5.7-15.3 *** *** ***
K-5th 395 239 60.5 52.4-68.1 96 26.4 19.8-34.3 52 11.7 7.6-17.8 *** *** ***
6th-8th 261 157 57.4 47.2-67.0 53 27.1 18.5-37.7 43 13.0 8.4-19.6 *** *** ***
9th-12th3 389 209 56.3 47.4-64.8 100 25.3 18.6-33.4 61 12.3 7.6-19.1 19 6.2 2.5-14.3
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 762 539 71.0 65.1-76.2 151 20.6 16.0-26.2 60 6.9 4.5-10.5 12 1.5 0.7- 3.5
Public 421 184 49.6 42.2-57.0 118 30.8 24.3-38.2 97 16.1 11.8-21.7 22 3.5 1.7- 6.9
Other 148 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 7.8 3.5-16.4 *** *** ***
No health insurance 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 258 91 35.3 26.1-45.6 84 34.5 25.3-45.2 62 21.7 14.6-31.0 21 8.5 4.3-16.2
No 1,116 751 66.2 61.3-70.8 226 22.7 18.7-27.3 120 9.2 6.8-12.2 19 2.0 0.9- 4.2

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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

1Asked of all children ages 0 to 17 years

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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