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2011 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Does (CHILD) currently need or use medicine prescribed by a doctor, other than vitamins?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,390 318 20.4 17.1-24.1 1,072 79.6 75.9-82.9
GENDER
Male 713 176 21.2 16.7-26.5 537 78.8 73.5-83.3
Female 672 142 19.6 15.1-25.0 530 80.4 75.0-84.9
RACE
White 964 222 20.9 16.8-25.6 742 79.1 74.4-83.2
African American 223 54 15.6 10.6-22.4 169 84.4 77.6-89.4
Other Minorities 196 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Yes 146 25 14.0 6.9-26.4 121 86.0 73.6-93.1
No 1,238 293 21.2 17.7-25.2 945 78.8 74.8-82.3
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 313 42 8.5 5.5-12.9 271 91.5 87.1-94.5
5 through 10 395 79 18.0 12.7-24.8 316 82.0 75.2-87.3
11 through 13 275 79 35.2 26.0-45.7 196 64.8 54.3-74.0
14 through 17 404 117 28.2 21.0-36.7 287 71.8 63.3-79.0
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 288 65 20.5 14.0-28.9 223 79.5 71.1-86.0
Some College 285 77 24.2 17.5-32.4 208 75.8 67.6-82.5
College Graduate 815 176 18.2 14.3-22.9 639 81.8 77.1-85.7
SCHOOL
Public School 938 239 25.5 21.0-30.6 699 74.5 69.4-79.0
Private/Home 161 *** *** *** *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 343 47 9.5 6.1-14.5 296 90.5 85.5-93.9
K-5th 395 91 19.6 14.2-26.3 304 80.4 73.7-85.8
6th-8th 262 *** *** *** 197 66.9 56.0-76.2
9th-12th3 388 115 29.0 21.5-37.7 273 71.0 62.3-78.5
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 763 148 14.8 11.4-18.9 615 85.2 81.1-88.6
Public 420 131 27.9 21.8-35.0 289 72.1 65.0-78.2
Other 149 31 15.8 9.0-26.4 118 84.2 73.6-91.0
No health insurance 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 258 233 87.5 78.4-93.1 25 12.5 6.9-21.6
No 1,118 75 5.2 3.5- 7.5 1,043 94.8 92.5-96.5

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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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