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2011 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Health Care Access and Utilization

How difficult is it to reach (CHILD)'s doctor or other health care providers about a health problem during regular business hours?1

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  Total
Respond2
Very/Somewhat Difficult Not Difficult
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,377 167 12.2 9.6-15.4 1,210 87.8 84.6-90.4
GENDER
Male 703 83 10.8 7.7-15.0 620 89.2 85.0-92.3
Female 669 83 13.7 9.8-18.8 586 86.3 81.2-90.2
RACE
White 958 115 10.6 7.9-14.1 843 89.4 85.9-92.1
African American 220 18 9.7 5.4-16.8 202 90.3 83.2-94.6
Other Minorities 192 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Yes 143 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,228 139 10.0 7.7-12.9 1,089 90.0 87.1-92.3
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 309 38 11.2 7.0-17.6 271 88.8 82.4-93.0
5 through 10 392 46 12.9 8.3-19.4 346 87.1 80.6-91.7
11 through 13 273 27 9.3 5.0-16.4 246 90.7 83.6-95.0
14 through 17 400 55 14.8 9.4-22.4 345 85.2 77.6-90.6
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 284 45 17.1 11.1-25.3 239 82.9 74.7-88.9
Some College 282 35 14.6 9.3-22.0 247 85.4 78.0-90.7
College Graduate 809 87 7.7 5.6-10.4 722 92.3 89.6-94.4
SCHOOL
Public School 930 112 12.8 9.5-17.1 818 87.2 82.9-90.5
Private/Home 159 17 9.6 4.5-19.0 142 90.4 81.0-95.5
GRADE
Not In School 339 44 13.2 8.6-19.8 295 86.8 80.2-91.4
K-5th 392 45 10.0 6.3-15.4 347 90.0 84.6-93.7
6th-8th 260 24 8.4 4.4-15.7 236 91.6 84.3-95.6
9th-12th3 384 52 15.2 9.6-23.2 332 84.8 76.8-90.4
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 756 80 7.2 5.3- 9.9 676 92.8 90.1-94.7
Public 420 55 13.9 9.6-19.7 365 86.1 80.3-90.4
Other 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 259 44 16.4 10.4-25.0 215 83.6 75.0-89.6
No 1,103 122 11.5 8.6-15.0 981 88.5 85.0-91.4

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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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