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2013-2014 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Parent Opinion

Some states are trying to pass laws that would require all 11 and 12 year old girls to get the HPV vaccine before they are allowed to start 6th grade. How strongly do you agree or disagree that it is okay to have these laws ONLY if parents can opt out if they want to?1

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Respond2
Strongly agree Somewhat agree Somewhat disagree Strongly disagree
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,036 562 55.0 50.6-59.3 283 28.7 24.9-32.8 91 7.8 6.0-10.2 100 8.6 6.4-11.4
GENDER
Male 519 274 52.3 46.1-58.4 151 31.8 26.2-37.9 40 6.8 4.6- 9.9 54 9.2 6.0-13.7
Female 511 286 57.8 51.5-63.8 131 25.5 20.6-31.2 50 8.7 6.0-12.6 44 7.9 5.3-11.7
RACE
White 657 339 49.6 44.3-55.0 188 32.4 27.5-37.7 58 8.3 5.9-11.6 72 9.7 7.1-13.1
African American 195 118 66.5 56.6-75.1 46 20.8 13.8-30.1 18 8.1 4.6-13.8 13 4.6 2.1- 9.7
Other Minorities 177 *** *** *** 49 27.8 19.2-38.4 13 4.3 2.1- 8.6 12 7.3 2.3-21.0
HISPANIC
Yes 164 108 65.6 55.8-74.1 31 20.2 13.3-29.4 13 6.9 3.7-12.4 12 7.4 3.4-15.2
No 869 454 53.5 48.6-58.3 249 29.7 25.5-34.2 78 8.0 6.0-10.7 88 8.8 6.5-12.0
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 229 118 49.3 40.7-58.0 72 30.8 23.7-39.0 20 7.4 4.2-12.7 19 12.5 7.0-21.2
5 through 10 312 181 58.7 50.6-66.4 83 29.7 22.8-37.7 23 6.7 4.1-10.9 25 4.8 2.9- 7.9
11 through 13 175 100 66.8 57.1-75.3 41 17.2 11.4-25.2 19 8.7 4.6-15.6 15 7.3 3.5-14.4
14 through 17 320 163 48.0 39.9-56.3 87 32.5 24.9-41.1 29 9.2 5.5-14.8 41 10.4 6.7-15.6
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 248 148 60.5 51.8-68.7 63 26.0 18.8-34.6 22 7.5 4.6-12.1 15 6.0 3.0-11.3
Some College 269 155 60.8 52.2-68.8 77 26.3 19.7-34.0 15 4.3 2.3- 8.2 22 8.6 4.5-15.9
College Graduate 517 258 46.7 40.8-52.7 142 32.3 26.7-38.4 54 10.7 7.4-15.2 63 10.3 7.4-14.3
SCHOOL
Public School 710 400 58.8 53.4-64.1 180 27.2 22.5-32.4 62 7.5 5.4-10.4 68 6.5 4.6- 9.0
Private/Home 119 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 8.4 4.0-16.7 13 9.9 5.1-18.2
GRADE
Not In School 254 133 51.0 42.6-59.2 78 30.7 23.8-38.6 22 7.0 4.1-11.7 21 11.4 6.5-19.2
K-5th 309 175 57.7 49.5-65.4 87 30.3 23.3-38.2 24 7.4 4.5-11.8 23 4.7 2.8- 7.9
6th-8th 180 103 62.3 52.2-71.5 38 16.3 10.6-24.1 21 11.8 6.4-20.6 18 9.6 5.2-17.1
9th-12th3 293 151 51.1 42.4-59.8 80 32.7 24.7-41.9 24 6.6 4.0-10.8 38 9.5 6.0-14.8
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 525 263 48.8 43.1-54.6 140 29.1 24.1-34.6 57 11.3 8.0-15.7 65 10.8 7.8-14.8
Public 408 247 60.3 53.1-67.0 105 26.9 21.1-33.7 27 5.0 3.1- 7.9 29 7.8 4.5-13.1
Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 209 106 56.0 46.3-65.3 56 24.6 17.6-33.2 14 6.4 3.3-11.9 33 13.0 8.3-19.9
No 818 452 55.3 50.3-60.1 223 29.1 24.8-33.8 76 7.9 5.9-10.6 67 7.7 5.4-11.0

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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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