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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 more medical care, mental health or educational services than is usual for most children of the same age?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,091 138 13.1 10.4-16.4 953 86.9 83.6-89.6
GENDER
Male 542 76 14.9 11.1-19.8 466 85.1 80.2-88.9
Female 543 62 11.3 7.8-16.1 481 88.7 83.9-92.2
RACE
White 685 86 13.2 9.9-17.4 599 86.8 82.6-90.1
African American 208 30 16.5 10.1-25.7 178 83.5 74.3-89.9
Other Minorities 190 21 8.3 4.5-14.9 169 91.7 85.1-95.5
HISPANIC
Yes 175 12 4.3 2.0- 8.8 163 95.7 91.2-98.0
No 913 125 14.6 11.5-18.4 788 85.4 81.6-88.5
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 237 14 6.9 3.3-13.8 223 93.1 86.2-96.7
5 through 10 325 50 16.0 11.2-22.4 275 84.0 77.6-88.8
11 through 13 188 27 15.1 8.9-24.6 161 84.9 75.4-91.1
14 through 17 341 47 14.7 9.5-21.9 294 85.3 78.1-90.5
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 265 28 9.8 5.7-16.5 237 90.2 83.5-94.3
Some College 284 43 15.8 10.5-23.0 241 84.2 77.0-89.5
College Graduate 541 66 13.3 9.6-18.1 475 86.7 81.9-90.4
SCHOOL
Public School 756 105 15.3 11.7-19.6 651 84.7 80.4-88.3
Private/Home 123 17 14.0 7.8-23.9 106 86.0 76.1-92.2
GRADE
Not In School 264 17 7.0 3.6-13.1 247 93.0 86.9-96.4
K-5th 321 50 16.8 11.8-23.5 271 83.2 76.5-88.2
6th-8th 195 30 15.5 9.3-24.7 165 84.5 75.3-90.7
9th-12th3 311 41 14.4 9.0-22.3 270 85.6 77.7-91.0
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 557 62 11.7 8.6-15.7 495 88.3 84.3-91.4
Public 425 64 15.6 10.9-21.8 361 84.4 78.2-89.1
Other 65 *** *** *** 55 87.1 74.5-93.9
No health insurance 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 216 118 61.2 51.4-70.1 98 38.8 29.9-48.6
No 867 18 2.8 1.5- 5.2 849 97.2 94.8-98.5

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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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