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2011 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Does (CHILD) need or get special therapy, such as physical, occupational, or speech therapy?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,389 69 5.6 3.8- 8.2 1,320 94.4 91.8-96.2
GENDER
Male 711 46 7.2 4.5-11.3 665 92.8 88.7-95.5
Female 673 23 3.9 1.9- 8.0 650 96.1 92.0-98.1
RACE
White 963 43 5.5 3.2- 9.2 920 94.5 90.8-96.8
African American 223 13 4.4 2.0- 9.6 210 95.6 90.4-98.0
Other Minorities 196 13 8.1 3.6-17.2 183 91.9 82.8-96.4
HISPANIC
Yes 146 *** *** *** 140 94.3 81.8-98.4
No 1,237 63 5.6 3.7- 8.4 1,174 94.4 91.6-96.3
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 313 15 2.9 1.5- 5.5 298 97.1 94.5-98.5
5 through 10 394 28 10.1 5.8-17.0 366 89.9 83.0-94.2
11 through 13 274 15 4.8 1.7-12.7 259 95.2 87.3-98.3
14 through 17 405 *** *** *** 395 97.3 92.6-99.1
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 287 16 7.7 3.7-15.2 271 92.3 84.8-96.3
Some College 285 14 5.1 2.4-10.4 271 94.9 89.6-97.6
College Graduate 815 39 4.5 2.6- 7.8 776 95.5 92.2-97.4
SCHOOL
Public School 937 49 7.4 4.7-11.5 888 92.6 88.5-95.3
Private/Home 161 *** *** *** 154 97.1 93.1-98.8
GRADE
Not In School 343 22 5.9 3.1-11.0 321 94.1 89.0-96.9
K-5th 394 24 7.7 4.1-14.1 370 92.3 85.9-95.9
6th-8th 261 15 6.3 2.5-15.1 246 93.7 84.9-97.5
9th-12th3 389 *** *** *** 381 98.5 95.6-99.5
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 763 31 4.5 2.5- 8.0 732 95.5 92.0-97.5
Public 419 29 6.9 3.9-12.0 390 93.1 88.0-96.1
Other 149 *** *** *** 141 97.2 92.7-99.0
No health insurance 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 257 35 18.9 11.3-29.9 222 81.1 70.1-88.7
No 1,118 33 2.9 1.6- 5.0 1,085 97.1 95.0-98.4

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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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