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2013-2014 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Physical Activity

On a typical day, how much total time does (CHILD) spend watching TV, videos, DVDs or playing video games OR with computers, cell phones, handheld video games and other electronic devices?1

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  Total
Respond2
Less than 1 hour 1hr to 2hrs >2hrs to 4hrs More than 4hrs None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 914 73 9.9 7.3-13.4 307 34.3 30.0-38.9 322 33.1 28.8-37.6 194 20.7 17.1-24.9 18 2.0 1.0- 4.0
GENDER
Male 461 39 11.2 7.3-16.8 154 34.8 28.6-41.4 164 31.4 25.8-37.5 96 20.4 15.6-26.3 *** *** ***
Female 450 34 8.6 5.4-13.4 152 33.9 27.9-40.5 156 34.6 28.3-41.4 98 21.1 16.1-27.2 *** *** ***
RACE
White 585 49 9.4 6.5-13.4 197 37.2 31.7-43.1 208 30.3 25.6-35.4 122 20.6 16.2-25.7 *** *** ***
African American 158 *** *** *** 46 22.5 15.2-32.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 162 14 14.9 7.7-27.0 *** *** *** 57 32.0 23.0-42.5 26 13.2 7.4-22.6 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Yes 154 13 12.6 7.1-21.5 61 41.9 32.3-52.2 54 29.0 21.2-38.3 21 13.4 8.0-21.7 *** *** ***
No 758 59 8.9 6.2-12.8 245 32.9 28.1-38.0 268 34.1 29.2-39.3 173 22.3 18.1-27.1 13 1.8 0.8- 4.2
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 146 22 18.6 11.7-28.2 66 37.1 27.9-47.4 *** *** *** 17 12.3 6.4-22.1 *** *** ***
5 through 10 313 42 13.3 8.7-19.7 128 40.9 33.1-49.2 104 29.7 22.8-37.7 34 14.1 8.9-21.5 *** *** ***
11 through 13 170 *** *** *** 55 36.3 26.9-46.9 71 34.1 25.2-44.4 34 22.0 14.1-32.6 *** *** ***
14 through 17 285 *** *** *** 58 20.8 14.3-29.3 110 38.9 30.8-47.7 109 35.9 28.3-44.4 *** *** ***
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 221 15 11.8 6.6-20.3 85 38.8 30.3-48.1 72 28.2 20.9-36.9 40 17.1 11.2-25.3 *** *** ***
Some College 235 *** *** *** 68 32.9 24.5-42.6 86 37.8 29.1-47.5 73 22.8 16.5-30.6 *** *** ***
College Graduate 456 50 11.4 7.9-16.1 154 32.3 26.8-38.4 162 32.5 26.8-38.8 81 21.7 16.1-28.5 *** *** ***
SCHOOL
Public School 676 45 8.4 5.4-12.8 209 33.1 27.9-38.8 261 35.6 30.5-41.0 151 21.7 17.4-26.8 *** *** ***
Private/Home 115 15 13.2 6.9-23.9 *** *** *** 26 16.5 10.1-25.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 173 25 17.0 11.0-25.4 76 36.9 28.2-46.6 48 30.8 21.9-41.3 19 11.8 6.4-20.8 *** *** ***
K-5th 306 39 12.9 8.2-19.6 127 41.8 33.9-50.2 103 31.5 24.5-39.6 33 13.2 8.1-20.6 *** *** ***
6th-8th 181 *** *** *** 56 34.5 25.5-44.8 72 33.3 24.5-43.6 42 24.6 16.6-34.7 *** *** ***
9th-12th3 254 *** *** *** 48 19.6 12.8-28.9 99 37.5 29.0-46.9 100 38.1 29.6-47.4 *** *** ***
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 475 39 10.3 6.5-15.9 159 34.1 28.6-40.2 170 32.9 27.4-38.9 100 20.8 16.2-26.4 *** *** ***
Public 347 24 9.4 5.7-15.0 111 32.5 25.7-40.1 127 36.0 28.9-43.8 76 21.2 15.4-28.5 *** *** ***
Other 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 190 15 5.5 3.0-10.1 64 37.7 28.4-47.9 72 34.9 25.6-45.6 34 19.7 12.3-29.9 *** *** ***
No 715 57 11.0 7.9-15.3 241 33.2 28.3-38.4 247 32.8 28.1-38.0 157 21.0 16.9-25.7 13 2.0 0.9- 4.4

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology, results from 2011, 2012 and 2013-2014 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 2 years and older. Responses summed from 2 questions: On a typical day, how much total time does (CHILD) spend watching TV, videos, or DVDs? AND On a typical day, how much total time does (CHILD) spend with computers, cell phones, handheld video games and other electronic devices?

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 Services or other type not otherwise listed.

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