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2013-2014 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Food Insecurity

In the last 12 months, did you ever cut the size of (his/her) meals because there wasn’t enough money for food?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,043 63 8.6 6.1-12.0 980 91.4 88.0-93.9
GENDER
Male 523 30 7.3 4.4-11.8 493 92.7 88.2-95.6
Female 514 33 10.2 6.4-15.8 481 89.8 84.2-93.6
RACE
White 661 17 2.9 1.6- 5.1 644 97.1 94.9-98.4
African American 197 22 17.3 10.1-27.9 175 82.7 72.1-89.9
Other Minorities 178 23 15.0 8.1-26.1 155 85.0 73.9-91.9
HISPANIC
Yes 164 27 21.3 13.9-31.4 137 78.7 68.6-86.1
No 876 36 6.5 4.0-10.3 840 93.5 89.7-96.0
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 188 *** *** *** 179 93.0 83.9-97.1
5 through 10 327 17 7.3 4.0-12.9 310 92.7 87.1-96.0
11 through 13 190 *** *** *** *** *** ***
14 through 17 338 23 6.8 3.9-11.7 315 93.2 88.3-96.1
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 250 34 16.2 10.5-24.1 216 83.8 75.9-89.5
Some College 273 21 10.4 5.5-18.7 252 89.6 81.3-94.5
College Graduate 518 *** *** *** 510 98.0 95.2-99.2
SCHOOL
Public School 756 48 9.0 6.0-13.3 708 91.0 86.7-94.0
Private/Home 124 *** *** *** 119 94.7 85.3-98.2
GRADE
Not In School 215 11 7.6 3.5-15.7 204 92.4 84.3-96.5
K-5th 323 15 5.9 3.0-11.2 308 94.1 88.8-97.0
6th-8th 196 15 15.0 7.6-27.4 181 85.0 72.6-92.4
9th-12th3 309 22 8.7 4.8-15.2 287 91.3 84.8-95.2
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 537 *** *** *** 531 97.6 91.5-99.3
Public 403 52 15.6 10.9-21.7 351 84.4 78.3-89.1
Other 62 *** *** *** 60 98.9 95.7-99.8
No health insurance 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 216 16 10.2 5.0-19.6 200 89.8 80.4-95.0
No 818 46 8.2 5.5-12.1 772 91.8 87.9-94.5

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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 only for children 1 year and older.

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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