2012 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

School Performance

During the past 12 months, about how many days did (CHILD) miss school because of illness?1

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  Total
Respond2
No days Less than 1 wk 1 to 2 wks 2 or more wks
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 860 220 25.1 20.8-30.0 450 54.6 49.5-59.7 161 16.3 13.2-20.0 29 3.9 2.1- 7.2
GENDER
Male 460 131 27.8 21.6-34.9 232 51.7 44.4-58.9 81 15.2 11.1-20.4 16 5.4 2.4-11.6
Female 400 89 22.2 16.6-29.0 218 57.9 50.6-64.9 80 17.6 13.1-23.2 13 2.3 1.1- 4.8
RACE
White 546 117 20.6 15.9-26.3 296 56.2 50.0-62.2 115 19.2 15.3-23.9 18 3.9 1.8- 8.3
African American 167 *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 13.4 7.4-23.1 *** *** ***
Other Minorities 142 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 9.4 4.5-18.5 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Yes 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 772 191 24.4 19.9-29.5 398 54.3 48.8-59.6 156 17.1 13.8-21.1 27 4.2 2.2- 7.6
AGE GROUPS
5 through 10 320 67 22.5 16.0-30.6 188 60.2 52.1-67.8 54 15.7 10.9-22.2 11 1.6 0.8- 3.2
11 through 13 181 *** *** *** *** *** *** 35 13.3 7.8-21.9 *** *** ***
14 through 17 310 91 29.7 22.3-38.3 146 45.9 37.3-54.6 63 18.6 13.5-25.0 *** *** ***
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 191 *** *** *** *** *** *** 34 16.8 10.3-26.1 *** *** ***
Some College 216 59 29.0 20.3-39.6 112 52.1 42.0-62.0 38 14.8 10.0-21.3 *** *** ***
College Graduate 452 101 19.3 14.7-24.8 249 60.0 53.1-66.5 89 17.1 12.8-22.4 13 3.6 1.4- 9.4
SCHOOL
Public School 762 197 25.9 21.3-31.1 393 54.0 48.5-59.5 147 16.7 13.3-20.7 25 3.4 1.8- 6.3
Private 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 13.3 6.6-24.9 *** *** ***
GRADE
K-5th 333 74 23.5 17.1-31.4 191 59.5 51.4-67.1 58 15.6 10.9-21.8 *** *** ***
6th-8th 182 *** *** *** *** *** *** 34 13.8 8.0-22.9 *** *** ***
9th-12th3 287 85 30.6 22.8-39.7 132 43.2 34.7-52.2 60 19.6 14.2-26.5 *** *** ***
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 453 106 20.2 15.5-25.9 250 57.9 51.0-64.5 84 18.3 13.8-23.9 13 3.5 1.2- 9.5
Public 291 84 29.6 22.2-38.3 139 49.8 41.1-58.5 54 15.6 10.8-22.0 14 5.0 2.2-11.0
Other 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 7.8 3.7-15.7 *** *** ***
No health insurance 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 210 40 17.7 11.0-27.2 *** *** *** 47 19.2 13.3-27.0 16 10.4 4.4-22.6
No 638 175 27.4 22.2-33.2 338 55.1 49.1-60.9 113 15.6 12.1-20.0 12 1.9 0.9- 3.9

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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 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 Servcies or other type not otherwise listed.

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