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2012 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Food Insecurity

Is your household currently enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program,
otherwise known as SNAP or the Food Stamp Program?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,140 235 31.6 27.2-36.3 905 68.4 63.7-72.8
GENDER
Male 590 130 32.7 26.6-39.6 460 67.3 60.4-73.4
Female 550 105 30.4 24.5-37.0 445 69.6 63.0-75.5
RACE
White 734 98 19.4 15.2-24.5 636 80.6 75.5-84.8
African American 208 85 56.5 46.4-66.1 123 43.5 33.9-53.6
Other Minorities 193 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Yes 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,019 206 31.6 27.0-36.5 813 68.4 63.5-73.0
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 273 75 35.5 27.4-44.6 198 64.5 55.4-72.6
5 through 10 346 76 35.4 27.8-43.9 270 64.6 56.1-72.2
11 through 13 186 *** *** *** *** *** ***
14 through 17 335 54 24.4 17.4-33.1 281 75.6 66.9-82.6
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 254 100 56.0 46.6-64.9 154 44.0 35.1-53.4
Some College 284 86 40.9 32.6-49.8 198 59.1 50.2-67.4
College Graduate 600 48 10.7 7.2-15.6 552 89.3 84.4-92.8
SCHOOL
Public School 771 152 31.3 25.9-37.2 619 68.7 62.8-74.1
Private/Home 128 *** *** *** 121 94.7 87.5-97.8
GRADE
Not In School 294 80 35.1 27.3-43.8 214 64.9 56.2-72.7
K-5th 346 75 37.3 29.4-46.0 271 62.7 54.0-70.6
6th-8th 190 *** *** *** *** *** ***
9th-12th3 310 50 23.0 16.3-31.4 260 77.0 68.6-83.7
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 582 18 5.6 2.9-10.5 564 94.4 89.5-97.1
Public 414 208 61.6 54.8-68.1 206 38.4 31.9-45.2
Other 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 254 71 43.2 33.9-53.1 183 56.8 46.9-66.1
No 874 162 28.3 23.5-33.8 712 71.7 66.2-76.5

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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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