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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 after hours or on weekends?1

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  Total
Respond2
Very Difficult Somewhat Difficult Not Difficult
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,205 108 10.3 7.6-13.8 307 27.2 23.1-31.7 790 62.5 57.7-67.1
GENDER
Male 626 68 10.9 7.4-15.8 151 25.9 20.5-32.2 407 63.2 56.5-69.4
Female 575 40 9.6 5.9-15.3 154 28.5 22.6-35.2 381 61.9 54.9-68.5
RACE
White 819 65 8.6 5.7-13.0 218 29.5 24.3-35.3 536 61.8 55.8-67.5
African American 201 16 9.7 5.0-17.9 42 21.2 14.1-30.6 143 69.1 58.9-77.7
Other Minorities 180 25 17.0 9.3-29.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Yes 135 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,067 84 8.5 5.9-12.0 269 25.9 21.7-30.6 714 65.7 60.6-70.3
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 279 30 12.3 7.1-20.5 62 25.4 17.6-35.1 187 62.3 52.3-71.4
5 through 10 347 25 10.2 5.6-17.8 90 29.2 22.0-37.6 232 60.6 51.9-68.7
11 through 13 231 19 8.1 4.0-15.7 58 26.1 17.7-36.6 154 65.8 55.1-75.2
14 through 17 346 34 9.5 5.4-16.2 97 27.8 20.6-36.2 215 62.8 53.7-71.0
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 254 33 17.6 11.0-27.1 91 35.4 26.8-45.2 130 46.9 37.4-56.7
Some College 238 17 7.1 3.8-13.1 56 23.0 15.9-32.0 165 69.9 60.5-77.8
College Graduate 712 58 6.9 4.5-10.6 160 23.9 18.8-29.9 494 69.2 62.9-74.8
SCHOOL
Public School 808 73 11.0 7.6-15.7 213 26.4 21.7-31.8 522 62.5 56.7-68.1
Private/Home 141 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 303 31 12.4 7.3-20.4 68 25.6 18.2-34.7 204 62.0 52.5-70.7
K-5th 350 27 8.2 4.3-15.0 93 30.2 22.9-38.7 230 61.6 52.8-69.6
6th-8th 217 17 9.5 4.8-18.1 54 26.4 17.7-37.6 *** *** ***
9th-12th3 333 31 8.5 4.6-15.2 92 26.4 19.3-34.9 210 65.1 56.0-73.3
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 655 40 4.9 3.0- 7.9 169 26.5 21.2-32.6 446 68.5 62.3-74.2
Public 375 46 12.4 8.0-18.8 103 30.4 23.5-38.2 226 57.2 49.2-64.8
Other 127 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 230 24 9.4 4.8-17.8 61 28.2 19.4-39.1 *** *** ***
No 964 83 10.5 7.5-14.6 242 27.1 22.6-32.2 639 62.4 57.0-67.4

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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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