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2013-2014 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Food Insecurity

During the past 12 months, did (CHILD) receive free
or reduced-cost breakfasts or lunches at school?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 796 328 49.9 44.7-55.2 468 50.1 44.8-55.3
GENDER
Male 404 171 51.5 44.2-58.7 233 48.5 41.3-55.8
Female 389 156 48.3 40.9-55.8 233 51.7 44.2-59.1
RACE
White 507 146 36.8 30.6-43.6 361 63.2 56.4-69.4
African American 156 95 70.0 59.5-78.8 61 30.0 21.2-40.5
Other Minorities 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Yes 123 97 86.3 77.4-92.0 26 13.7 8.0-22.6
No 671 229 43.2 37.3-49.3 442 56.8 50.7-62.7
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
5 through 10 290 135 55.5 47.0-63.7 155 44.5 36.3-53.0
11 through 13 179 *** *** *** *** *** ***
14 through 17 325 117 44.3 36.2-52.7 208 55.7 47.3-63.8
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 190 142 76.6 66.4-84.4 48 23.4 15.6-33.6
Some College 215 111 61.1 51.6-69.7 104 38.9 30.3-48.4
College Graduate 389 73 20.7 15.0-27.7 316 79.3 72.3-85.0
SCHOOL
Public School 733 318 52.3 46.9-57.7 415 47.7 42.3-53.1
Private/Home 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
K-5th 311 144 54.5 46.4-62.4 167 45.5 37.6-53.6
6th-8th 185 *** *** *** *** *** ***
9th-12th3 296 101 44.8 36.2-53.8 195 55.2 46.2-63.8
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 429 53 14.2 9.7-20.3 376 85.8 79.7-90.3
Public 292 239 85.1 78.6-89.9 53 14.9 10.1-21.4
Other 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 192 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 596 242 48.8 42.8-54.9 354 51.2 45.1-57.2

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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 only for children enrolled in public or private school.

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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