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2011 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Food Insecurity

In the last 12 months, did you ever cut the size of (his/her) meals
because there wasn’t enough money for food?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,317 71 8.8 6.2-12.3 1,246 91.2 87.7-93.8
GENDER
Male 670 33 6.4 3.8-10.8 637 93.6 89.2-96.2
Female 643 38 11.2 7.2-17.2 605 88.8 82.8-92.8
RACE
White 918 35 5.7 3.4- 9.4 883 94.3 90.6-96.6
African American 209 *** *** *** 199 92.5 83.9-96.7
Other Minorities 183 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Yes 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,172 55 7.4 5.0-10.9 1,117 92.6 89.1-95.0
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 248 *** *** *** 238 94.3 85.6-97.9
5 through 10 393 17 7.2 3.6-13.8 376 92.8 86.2-96.4
11 through 13 272 16 9.0 4.5-17.2 256 91.0 82.8-95.5
14 through 17 404 28 14.0 8.1-23.2 376 86.0 76.8-91.9
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 273 27 11.5 6.4-19.8 246 88.5 80.2-93.6
Some College 272 23 15.9 9.5-25.4 249 84.1 74.6-90.5
College Graduate 770 21 2.8 1.6- 5.0 749 97.2 95.0-98.4
SCHOOL
Public School 932 55 10.3 7.0-14.8 877 89.7 85.2-93.0
Private/Home 161 *** *** *** 156 96.0 88.7-98.6
GRADE
Not In School 275 *** *** *** 265 95.1 87.4-98.2
K-5th 393 21 6.9 3.5-13.1 372 93.1 86.9-96.5
6th-8th 259 15 11.0 5.8-19.8 244 89.0 80.2-94.2
9th-12th3 388 24 12.5 6.7-22.2 364 87.5 77.8-93.3
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 732 14 2.3 0.9- 5.8 718 97.7 94.2-99.1
Public 386 49 16.1 10.8-23.3 337 83.9 76.7-89.2
Other 143 *** *** *** 141 98.4 91.3-99.7
No health insurance 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 250 19 14.9 7.8-26.7 231 85.1 73.3-92.2
No 1,054 51 7.5 5.0-11.2 1,003 92.5 88.8-95.0

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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 1 year and older.

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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