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2013-2014 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Birth Characteristics

Premature birth
(born at 36 weeks or less)1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 966 85 9.8 7.1-13.4 881 90.2 86.6-92.9
GENDER
Male 480 42 9.4 5.7-15.1 438 90.6 84.9-94.3
Female 480 43 10.4 6.9-15.3 437 89.6 84.7-93.1
RACE
White 601 55 9.9 6.5-14.8 546 90.1 85.2-93.5
African American 177 16 9.8 4.8-19.1 161 90.2 80.9-95.2
Other Minorities 180 14 10.0 5.1-18.5 166 90.0 81.5-94.9
HISPANIC
Yes 168 *** *** *** 160 96.5 92.3-98.5
No 795 77 11.2 8.0-15.4 718 88.8 84.6-92.0
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 203 15 8.7 4.7-15.4 188 91.3 84.6-95.3
5 through 10 290 28 9.6 5.1-17.4 262 90.4 82.6-94.9
11 through 13 171 12 9.9 4.3-21.2 159 90.1 78.8-95.7
14 through 17 302 30 11.2 6.5-18.6 272 88.8 81.4-93.5
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 243 11 3.8 1.9- 7.5 232 96.2 92.5-98.1
Some College 248 28 13.2 7.5-22.2 220 86.8 77.8-92.5
College Graduate 473 46 11.4 7.6-16.8 427 88.6 83.2-92.4
SCHOOL
Public School 675 59 10.2 6.7-15.2 616 89.8 84.8-93.3
Private/Home 108 13 11.5 5.8-21.6 95 88.5 78.4-94.2
GRADE
Not In School 229 20 9.3 5.5-15.5 209 90.7 84.5-94.5
K-5th 283 24 8.9 4.4-17.3 259 91.1 82.7-95.6
6th-8th 180 13 9.7 4.3-20.6 167 90.3 79.4-95.7
9th-12th3 274 28 11.7 6.6-19.9 246 88.3 80.1-93.4
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 494 39 6.9 4.5-10.3 455 93.1 89.7-95.5
Public 375 38 13.3 8.5-20.3 337 86.7 79.7-91.5
Other 57 *** *** *** 54 94.8 82.9-98.6
No health insurance 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 186 28 20.0 12.1-31.2 158 80.0 68.8-87.9
No 769 56 7.8 5.2-11.6 713 92.2 88.4-94.8

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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

1Premature birth estimated from questions in Birth Characteristics module: 1. Was (CHILD) born before his/her due date? and 2. How many weeks or months was she/he born early?

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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