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2011 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Food Insecurity

During the past 12 months, did (CHILD) receive free
or reduced-cost breakfasts or lunches at school?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 997 332 47.9 42.7-53.2 665 52.1 46.8-57.3
GENDER
Male 515 162 44.6 37.2-52.1 353 55.4 47.9-62.8
Female 478 169 51.5 44.0-58.8 309 48.5 41.2-56.0
RACE
White 698 154 28.5 22.8-35.0 544 71.5 65.0-77.2
African American 163 98 75.4 65.8-83.0 65 24.6 17.0-34.2
Other Minorities 131 79 78.0 66.2-86.5 52 22.0 13.5-33.8
HISPANIC
Yes 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 901 271 44.0 38.5-49.6 630 56.0 50.4-61.5
AGE GROUPS
5 through 10 353 130 51.9 43.5-60.2 223 48.1 39.8-56.5
11 through 13 262 100 53.6 43.7-63.3 162 46.4 36.7-56.3
14 through 17 381 102 37.7 29.1-47.1 279 62.3 52.9-70.9
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 208 153 83.3 74.6-89.4 55 16.7 10.6-25.4
Some College 214 *** *** *** 114 42.8 33.0-53.1
College Graduate 574 78 18.9 13.5-25.8 496 81.1 74.2-86.5
GRADE
K-5th 380 146 52.3 44.1-60.3 234 47.7 39.7-55.9
6th-8th 245 88 53.5 43.3-63.5 157 46.5 36.5-56.7
9th-12th3 370 96 35.6 26.9-45.3 274 64.4 54.7-73.1
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 574 58 15.9 10.9-22.7 516 84.1 77.3-89.1
Public 294 241 85.8 78.6-90.9 53 14.2 9.1-21.4
Other 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 222 *** *** *** 123 38.8 29.0-49.5
No 764 230 44.9 38.9-51.0 534 55.1 49.0-61.1

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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 only for children enrolled in public or private school.

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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