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2013-2014 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Does (CHILD) currently need or use medicine prescribed by a doctor, other than vitamins?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,098 259 21.9 18.6-25.6 839 78.1 74.4-81.4
GENDER
Male 545 136 24.1 19.2-29.8 409 75.9 70.2-80.8
Female 547 123 19.7 15.5-24.7 424 80.3 75.3-84.5
RACE
White 690 169 22.1 18.2-26.7 521 77.9 73.3-81.8
African American 209 51 24.9 17.1-34.7 158 75.1 65.3-82.9
Other Minorities 190 38 17.4 11.0-26.4 152 82.6 73.6-89.0
HISPANIC
Yes 175 19 10.7 5.8-19.0 156 89.3 81.0-94.2
No 920 238 23.7 20.0-27.9 682 76.3 72.1-80.0
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 238 23 11.4 6.4-19.4 215 88.6 80.6-93.6
5 through 10 328 86 23.8 18.1-30.7 242 76.2 69.3-81.9
11 through 13 190 53 28.0 19.6-38.3 137 72.0 61.7-80.4
14 through 17 342 97 26.4 20.0-33.9 245 73.6 66.1-80.0
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 266 54 17.9 12.2-25.7 212 82.1 74.3-87.8
Some College 288 79 24.0 17.9-31.4 209 76.0 68.6-82.1
College Graduate 542 125 22.7 18.1-28.2 417 77.3 71.8-81.9
SCHOOL
Public School 760 201 25.1 20.8-29.8 559 74.9 70.2-79.2
Private/Home 124 35 26.2 17.6-37.1 89 73.8 62.9-82.4
GRADE
Not In School 265 30 11.9 7.2-19.1 235 88.1 80.9-92.8
K-5th 324 85 25.0 19.1-32.0 239 75.0 68.0-80.9
6th-8th 197 57 30.1 21.5-40.2 140 69.9 59.8-78.5
9th-12th3 312 87 24.6 18.1-32.5 225 75.4 67.5-81.9
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 557 116 18.3 14.5-22.8 441 81.7 77.2-85.5
Public 431 118 25.8 20.2-32.3 313 74.2 67.7-79.8
Other 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 219 199 89.3 81.2-94.1 20 10.7 5.9-18.8
No 867 53 7.4 5.1-10.6 814 92.6 89.4-94.9

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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 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 Services or other type not otherwise listed.

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