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2011 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Does (CHILD) currently need or use more medical care, mental health or
educational services than is usual for most children of the same age?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,382 157 11.9 9.3-15.1 1,225 88.1 84.9-90.7
GENDER
Male 707 96 12.8 9.4-17.3 611 87.2 82.7-90.6
Female 670 61 11.0 7.4-16.1 609 89.0 83.9-92.6
RACE
White 958 111 14.0 10.4-18.7 847 86.0 81.3-89.6
African American 223 25 6.3 3.9-10.1 198 93.7 89.9-96.1
Other Minorities 195 21 13.2 6.9-23.7 174 86.8 76.3-93.1
HISPANIC
Yes 146 *** *** *** 138 95.5 86.1-98.7
No 1,230 149 12.9 10.0-16.4 1,081 87.1 83.6-90.0
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 313 24 7.3 4.0-12.9 289 92.7 87.1-96.0
5 through 10 391 38 10.8 6.7-16.9 353 89.2 83.1-93.3
11 through 13 274 36 16.6 9.9-26.6 238 83.4 73.4-90.1
14 through 17 401 58 15.9 10.2-23.8 343 84.1 76.2-89.8
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 287 26 8.3 4.4-15.1 261 91.7 84.9-95.6
Some College 281 42 16.1 10.6-23.7 239 83.9 76.3-89.4
College Graduate 812 89 12.0 8.5-16.7 723 88.0 83.3-91.5
SCHOOL
Public School 931 118 14.6 11.0-19.2 813 85.4 80.8-89.0
Private/Home 160 14 6.5 3.3-12.2 146 93.5 87.8-96.7
GRADE
Not In School 343 29 9.0 5.3-14.8 314 91.0 85.2-94.7
K-5th 391 41 9.9 6.1-15.5 350 90.1 84.5-93.9
6th-8th 261 36 18.2 11.1-28.4 225 81.8 71.6-88.9
9th-12th3 385 50 14.8 9.1-23.1 335 85.2 76.9-90.9
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 761 65 9.7 6.5-14.3 696 90.3 85.7-93.5
Public 416 76 15.7 11.1-21.7 340 84.3 78.3-88.9
Other 148 14 8.9 4.4-17.4 134 91.1 82.6-95.6
No health insurance 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 256 123 52.7 42.5-62.7 133 47.3 37.3-57.5
No 1,118 31 2.6 1.5- 4.4 1,087 97.4 95.6-98.5

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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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