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2012 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 1,142 79 7.4 5.5- 9.7 1,063 92.6 90.3-94.5
GENDER
Male 592 48 8.6 5.9-12.5 544 91.4 87.5-94.1
Female 550 31 6.0 4.0- 9.1 519 94.0 90.9-96.0
RACE
White 733 49 7.6 5.4-10.5 684 92.4 89.5-94.6
African American 212 20 10.0 5.6-17.2 192 90.0 82.8-94.4
Other Minorities 192 *** *** *** 182 97.6 95.0-98.9
HISPANIC
Yes 120 *** *** *** 117 97.1 90.2-99.2
No 1,021 76 7.7 5.7-10.2 945 92.3 89.8-94.3
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 272 18 9.3 5.4-15.7 254 90.7 84.3-94.6
5 through 10 346 36 10.6 7.1-15.5 310 89.4 84.5-92.9
11 through 13 189 *** *** *** 181 97.6 94.5-99.0
14 through 17 335 17 3.6 2.0- 6.2 318 96.4 93.8-98.0
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 254 18 8.5 4.6-15.2 236 91.5 84.8-95.4
Some College 286 23 7.7 4.8-12.3 263 92.3 87.7-95.2
College Graduate 600 38 6.4 4.3- 9.6 562 93.6 90.4-95.7
SCHOOL
Public School 773 53 6.8 4.8- 9.4 720 93.2 90.6-95.2
Private/Home 128 *** *** *** 120 94.0 85.0-97.8
GRADE
Not In School 293 22 10.1 6.1-16.2 271 89.9 83.8-93.9
K-5th 347 35 9.3 6.2-13.8 312 90.7 86.2-93.8
6th-8th 192 *** *** *** 186 97.9 94.7-99.2
9th-12th3 310 16 3.8 2.1- 6.7 294 96.2 93.3-97.9
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 581 35 7.5 5.0-11.0 546 92.5 89.0-95.0
Public 417 39 8.6 5.7-12.9 378 91.4 87.1-94.3
Other 83 *** *** *** 80 97.9 92.8-99.4
No health insurance 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 252 43 17.9 12.0-25.9 209 82.1 74.1-88.0
No 878 35 4.3 2.9- 6.3 843 95.7 93.7-97.1

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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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