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2013-2014 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 1,047 268 22.4 19.0-26.2 357 35.4 31.2-39.9 350 36.6 32.3-41.1 72 5.5 4.1- 7.5
GENDER
Male 522 134 19.4 15.5-24.1 175 36.8 30.7-43.4 168 36.7 30.8-43.2 45 7.1 4.7-10.4
Female 519 132 25.5 20.2-31.6 179 34.0 28.4-40.1 181 36.6 30.5-43.2 27 4.0 2.5- 6.3
RACE
White 660 162 21.1 17.3-25.6 234 38.7 33.6-44.2 216 33.7 28.8-39.0 48 6.4 4.4- 9.1
African American 199 53 23.8 16.1-33.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 4.3 1.9- 9.5
Other Minorities 179 51 25.1 16.8-35.7 61 28.0 19.3-38.7 *** *** *** 12 4.7 2.1-10.1
HISPANIC
Yes 165 33 20.6 13.4-30.3 61 31.7 23.6-41.1 66 45.6 36.1-55.5 *** *** ***
No 879 234 22.9 19.1-27.1 296 36.3 31.6-41.3 282 34.6 29.9-39.7 67 6.2 4.5- 8.5
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 191 20 12.1 6.5-21.6 78 37.8 28.8-47.8 88 47.0 37.2-56.9 *** *** ***
5 through 10 328 78 19.1 14.0-25.5 105 33.4 26.4-41.3 129 42.6 34.7-51.0 16 4.9 2.6- 8.8
11 through 13 189 53 30.3 21.4-41.0 71 35.4 26.1-45.9 47 26.8 18.8-36.6 18 7.5 4.0-13.9
14 through 17 339 117 31.0 24.6-38.2 103 36.1 28.4-44.6 86 25.6 19.4-33.1 33 7.3 4.6-11.3
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 255 67 22.0 15.8-29.9 91 38.3 29.9-47.5 77 35.3 27.2-44.4 20 4.3 2.6- 7.2
Some College 272 71 18.3 13.0-25.1 88 33.3 25.6-41.9 85 39.0 30.4-48.3 28 9.5 5.9-14.9
College Graduate 518 128 25.9 20.7-31.8 178 35.3 29.7-41.3 188 35.6 30.2-41.5 24 3.2 1.9- 5.5
SCHOOL
Public School 756 223 26.9 22.6-31.7 247 33.9 29.0-39.2 224 32.1 27.1-37.6 62 7.0 5.0- 9.7
Private/Home 124 26 16.0 9.7-25.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 218 20 10.0 5.2-18.4 87 40.0 31.2-49.5 103 46.7 37.5-56.1 *** *** ***
K-5th 324 82 21.3 15.9-28.0 102 30.9 24.3-38.4 121 41.2 33.2-49.6 19 6.7 3.9-11.2
6th-8th 195 60 34.8 25.6-45.3 69 34.1 24.9-44.7 48 25.7 18.1-35.1 18 5.4 2.7-10.4
9th-12th3 310 106 28.9 22.4-36.4 99 37.8 29.6-46.7 78 26.7 20.0-34.8 27 6.6 4.0-10.7
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 537 142 24.7 20.1-30.0 184 38.7 33.0-44.7 176 31.4 26.3-36.9 35 5.2 3.4- 8.0
Public 405 95 20.4 15.2-26.7 144 33.8 27.3-41.0 136 40.2 33.1-47.7 30 5.6 3.5- 8.9
Other 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 214 66 28.7 21.0-37.9 66 29.4 21.3-39.1 55 31.8 22.9-42.3 27 10.1 6.0-16.4
No 823 197 20.9 17.2-25.2 288 36.7 32.0-41.8 293 37.7 32.9-42.8 45 4.6 3.1- 6.7

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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 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 Services or other type not otherwise listed.

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