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2013-2014 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Food Insecurity

Is your household currently enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, otherwise known as SNAP or the Food Stamp Program?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,091 229 29.0 24.8-33.7 862 71.0 66.3-75.2
GENDER
Male 544 119 28.5 22.7-35.1 425 71.5 64.9-77.3
Female 541 110 29.8 23.8-36.6 431 70.2 63.4-76.2
RACE
White 687 96 17.0 13.0-22.1 591 83.0 77.9-87.0
African American 207 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 189 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Yes 175 57 44.9 35.5-54.6 118 55.1 45.4-64.5
No 913 170 25.9 21.3-31.2 743 74.1 68.8-78.7
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 237 60 33.4 24.9-43.0 177 66.6 57.0-75.1
5 through 10 327 77 34.2 26.3-43.1 250 65.8 56.9-73.7
11 through 13 190 45 27.6 18.9-38.4 145 72.4 61.6-81.1
14 through 17 337 47 17.9 11.9-26.0 290 82.1 74.0-88.1
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 262 115 53.1 44.4-61.7 147 46.9 38.3-55.6
Some College 287 87 38.8 30.4-48.0 200 61.2 52.0-69.6
College Graduate 540 26 4.6 2.9- 7.2 514 95.4 92.8-97.1
SCHOOL
Public School 756 164 29.7 24.5-35.5 592 70.3 64.5-75.5
Private/Home 123 *** *** *** 117 94.3 85.9-97.8
GRADE
Not In School 264 66 32.8 24.8-42.0 198 67.2 58.0-75.2
K-5th 323 79 34.6 26.7-43.5 244 65.4 56.5-73.3
6th-8th 196 47 27.7 19.1-38.3 149 72.3 61.7-80.9
9th-12th3 308 37 16.7 10.4-25.6 271 83.3 74.4-89.6
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 556 11 1.7 0.7- 3.7 545 98.3 96.3-99.3
Public 428 204 56.5 49.5-63.2 224 43.5 36.8-50.5
Other 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 219 47 24.9 17.1-34.8 172 75.1 65.2-82.9
No 860 176 29.4 24.6-34.8 684 70.6 65.2-75.4

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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 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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