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2012 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Nutrition

On a typical day, how many servings of fruit does (CHILD) eat?
(a serving of fruit is 1/2 cup or a medium piece of fruit)1

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  Total
Respond2
1 serving 2 servings 3 or more servings None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,080 273 22.0 18.6-25.7 367 34.1 29.9-38.6 379 39.9 35.3-44.5 61 4.0 2.5- 6.3
GENDER
Male 565 152 22.1 17.6-27.5 190 32.5 26.6-39.0 183 40.7 34.4-47.4 40 4.6 2.6- 8.0
Female 515 121 21.8 17.1-27.3 177 35.9 30.1-42.2 196 38.9 32.7-45.5 21 3.4 1.5- 7.3
RACE
White 695 187 24.1 19.8-28.9 239 37.2 32.0-42.8 230 35.7 30.6-41.1 39 3.0 2.0- 4.4
African American 199 52 22.1 15.0-31.3 63 28.1 20.0-38.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 181 34 14.2 8.7-22.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 6.8 2.3-18.8
HISPANIC
Yes 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 964 254 22.3 18.8-26.2 328 34.0 29.6-38.7 330 39.7 35.0-44.7 52 4.0 2.4- 6.5
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 221 23 12.3 7.2-20.1 75 33.6 25.2-43.2 119 52.5 43.0-61.9 *** *** ***
5 through 10 342 77 21.4 15.9-28.1 124 34.1 27.6-41.3 132 43.2 35.6-51.2 *** *** ***
11 through 13 188 56 24.1 16.3-34.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
14 through 17 329 117 31.2 24.1-39.3 98 27.6 21.0-35.3 76 29.3 22.0-37.8 38 11.9 6.5-20.6
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 239 55 15.8 10.7-22.6 78 30.7 22.5-40.4 87 49.7 39.9-59.6 19 3.8 2.2- 6.6
Some College 269 76 28.3 21.2-36.7 90 32.2 24.3-41.2 87 34.6 26.8-43.3 16 4.9 2.0-11.3
College Graduate 570 141 21.3 16.9-26.5 199 37.7 31.9-43.8 204 37.4 31.5-43.7 26 3.6 1.6- 7.8
SCHOOL
Public School 763 222 25.8 21.5-30.6 257 34.2 29.2-39.6 236 36.1 30.8-41.7 48 4.0 2.4- 6.5
Private/Home 126 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 242 24 11.3 6.7-18.5 81 33.4 25.4-42.5 133 53.9 44.7-62.7 *** *** ***
K-5th 343 78 21.1 15.7-27.8 130 37.1 30.0-44.8 125 40.2 32.5-48.4 *** *** ***
6th-8th 191 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
9th-12th3 304 105 28.6 21.6-36.8 92 29.0 22.0-37.2 70 29.3 22.1-37.8 37 13.1 7.2-22.7
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 550 142 23.6 18.7-29.4 184 36.7 30.9-43.0 191 35.3 29.6-41.4 33 4.4 2.2- 8.4
Public 392 86 18.5 13.9-24.2 140 33.6 27.0-41.0 146 43.8 36.5-51.4 20 4.1 2.0- 8.2
Other 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 246 64 17.5 12.4-24.1 85 42.0 32.4-52.1 76 34.1 25.5-43.9 21 6.4 2.8-14.1
No 822 206 23.4 19.3-27.9 277 32.0 27.4-36.9 299 41.3 36.1-46.7 40 3.4 2.0- 5.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology, results from 2011 and 2012 are NOT comparable to results from 2010 and earlier.

***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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