2012 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Food Allergies

Does your child currently have any food allergies?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,136 95 7.4 5.6- 9.8 1,041 92.6 90.2-94.4
GENDER
Male 589 55 8.1 5.5-11.8 534 91.9 88.2-94.5
Female 547 40 6.7 4.4-10.0 507 93.3 90.0-95.6
RACE
White 731 58 7.6 5.3-10.7 673 92.4 89.3-94.7
African American 209 24 8.6 5.0-14.4 185 91.4 85.6-95.0
Other Minorities 191 12 4.4 1.7-11.4 179 95.6 88.6-98.3
HISPANIC
Yes 120 *** *** *** 113 96.8 91.8-98.8
No 1,015 88 7.7 5.8-10.3 927 92.3 89.7-94.2
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 271 20 7.6 4.2-13.4 251 92.4 86.6-95.8
5 through 10 346 29 6.1 3.8- 9.6 317 93.9 90.4-96.2
11 through 13 186 11 3.4 1.4- 7.9 175 96.6 92.1-98.6
14 through 17 333 35 12.0 7.6-18.6 298 88.0 81.4-92.4
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 255 12 4.0 2.0- 7.9 243 96.0 92.1-98.0
Some College 281 26 7.7 4.7-12.5 255 92.3 87.5-95.3
College Graduate 598 57 9.3 6.3-13.6 541 90.7 86.4-93.7
SCHOOL
Public School 771 71 7.5 5.4-10.3 700 92.5 89.7-94.6
Private/Home 125 *** *** *** 117 93.8 86.0-97.4
GRADE
Not In School 292 23 8.0 4.6-13.4 269 92.0 86.6-95.4
K-5th 346 26 5.1 3.0- 8.4 320 94.9 91.6-97.0
6th-8th 189 13 5.2 2.4-10.7 176 94.8 89.3-97.6
9th-12th3 309 33 12.1 7.4-19.2 276 87.9 80.8-92.6
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 579 56 10.7 7.3-15.2 523 89.3 84.8-92.7
Public 414 29 4.8 3.0- 7.7 385 95.2 92.3-97.0
Other 82 *** *** *** 76 94.1 83.6-98.0
No health insurance 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 249 41 12.6 8.3-18.6 208 87.4 81.4-91.7
No 875 54 6.0 4.1- 8.7 821 94.0 91.3-95.9

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology, results from 2011 and 2012 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 children of all ages.

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 Servcies or other type not otherwise listed.

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