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2013-2014 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Does (CHILD) need or get special therapy, such as physical, occupational, or speech therapy?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,098 98 8.0 6.2-10.4 1,000 92.0 89.6-93.8
GENDER
Male 545 61 10.2 7.3-14.0 484 89.8 86.0-92.7
Female 547 37 5.8 3.8- 8.9 510 94.2 91.1-96.2
RACE
White 690 55 7.5 5.3-10.6 635 92.5 89.4-94.7
African American 210 27 9.8 6.0-15.7 183 90.2 84.3-94.0
Other Minorities 190 14 6.0 2.7-12.7 176 94.0 87.3-97.3
HISPANIC
Yes 175 11 3.2 1.4- 7.4 164 96.8 92.6-98.6
No 920 86 8.7 6.6-11.5 834 91.3 88.5-93.4
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 239 20 6.3 3.8-10.4 219 93.7 89.6-96.2
5 through 10 327 41 11.5 7.7-16.9 286 88.5 83.1-92.3
11 through 13 190 *** *** *** 182 97.0 92.2-98.9
14 through 17 342 29 8.8 5.2-14.5 313 91.2 85.5-94.8
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 266 21 6.0 3.6- 9.8 245 94.0 90.2-96.4
Some College 288 27 9.8 6.1-15.5 261 90.2 84.5-93.9
College Graduate 542 49 8.0 5.4-11.6 493 92.0 88.4-94.6
SCHOOL
Public School 760 74 8.7 6.4-11.9 686 91.3 88.1-93.6
Private/Home 124 *** *** *** 117 91.9 81.0-96.8
GRADE
Not In School 266 22 7.2 4.3-11.8 244 92.8 88.2-95.7
K-5th 323 43 11.9 8.1-17.3 280 88.1 82.7-91.9
6th-8th 197 *** *** *** 190 98.7 96.5-99.5
9th-12th3 312 26 8.9 5.1-15.1 286 91.1 84.9-94.9
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 557 42 7.2 4.8-10.6 515 92.8 89.4-95.2
Public 431 47 9.1 6.2-13.2 384 90.9 86.8-93.8
Other 65 *** *** *** 59 91.2 78.8-96.7
No health insurance 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 219 53 27.0 19.3-36.3 166 73.0 63.7-80.7
No 867 44 4.1 2.8- 6.0 823 95.9 94.0-97.2

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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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