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2012 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 1,133 132 12.3 9.6-15.6 1,001 87.7 84.4-90.4
GENDER
Male 586 75 15.1 10.7-20.7 511 84.9 79.3-89.3
Female 547 57 9.4 6.8-12.9 490 90.6 87.1-93.2
RACE
White 728 87 12.5 9.4-16.4 641 87.5 83.6-90.6
African American 211 23 11.8 6.4-20.8 188 88.2 79.2-93.6
Other Minorities 190 21 11.9 5.8-22.9 169 88.1 77.1-94.2
HISPANIC
Yes 119 *** *** *** 110 95.8 90.1-98.2
No 1,013 122 12.7 9.8-16.2 891 87.3 83.8-90.2
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 271 20 9.6 5.5-16.1 251 90.4 83.9-94.5
5 through 10 344 39 11.6 7.8-16.9 305 88.4 83.1-92.2
11 through 13 185 *** *** *** *** *** ***
14 through 17 333 53 16.0 10.6-23.4 280 84.0 76.6-89.4
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 254 32 13.8 8.2-22.1 222 86.2 77.9-91.8
Some College 280 40 14.4 9.4-21.3 240 85.6 78.7-90.6
College Graduate 597 60 10.1 6.9-14.4 537 89.9 85.6-93.1
SCHOOL
Public School 764 102 13.4 10.1-17.6 662 86.6 82.4-89.9
Private/Home 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 292 22 9.9 5.9-16.1 270 90.1 83.9-94.1
K-5th 345 42 12.9 8.4-19.2 303 87.1 80.8-91.6
6th-8th 188 22 13.5 7.0-24.4 166 86.5 75.6-93.0
9th-12th3 308 46 14.2 8.9-21.9 262 85.8 78.1-91.1
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 579 59 10.6 7.3-15.0 520 89.4 85.0-92.7
Public 411 60 15.5 10.8-21.6 351 84.5 78.4-89.2
Other 82 *** *** *** 74 91.1 80.0-96.3
No health insurance 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 243 110 48.8 39.2-58.6 133 51.2 41.4-60.8
No 881 19 1.9 1.0- 3.4 862 98.1 96.6-99.0

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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 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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