2012 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Does (CHILD) currently need or use medicine prescribed by a doctor, other than vitamins?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,147 280 23.6 20.0-27.5 867 76.4 72.5-80.0
GENDER
Male 594 149 23.9 18.8-29.8 445 76.1 70.2-81.2
Female 553 131 23.2 18.5-28.7 422 76.8 71.3-81.5
RACE
White 735 188 25.5 21.2-30.5 547 74.5 69.5-78.8
African American 214 60 23.5 16.0-33.0 154 76.5 67.0-84.0
Other Minorities 193 30 15.0 8.1-26.0 163 85.0 74.0-91.9
HISPANIC
Yes 120 12 4.1 1.8- 9.2 108 95.9 90.8-98.2
No 1,026 267 24.8 21.0-29.0 759 75.2 71.0-79.0
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 274 50 19.4 13.3-27.3 224 80.6 72.7-86.7
5 through 10 347 91 24.4 18.6-31.3 256 75.6 68.7-81.4
11 through 13 188 *** *** *** *** *** ***
14 through 17 338 84 25.5 19.0-33.2 254 74.5 66.8-81.0
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 257 56 22.1 15.0-31.3 201 77.9 68.7-85.0
Some College 286 84 27.2 20.6-35.0 202 72.8 65.0-79.4
College Graduate 602 140 22.2 17.5-27.7 462 77.8 72.3-82.5
SCHOOL
Public School 776 210 25.8 21.4-30.8 566 74.2 69.2-78.6
Private/Home 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 295 50 17.8 12.2-25.2 245 82.2 74.8-87.8
K-5th 348 98 27.2 20.8-34.6 250 72.8 65.4-79.2
6th-8th 191 *** *** *** *** *** ***
9th-12th3 313 77 25.9 19.2-34.1 236 74.1 65.9-80.8
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 584 145 23.4 18.7-29.0 439 76.6 71.0-81.3
Public 419 122 27.9 22.0-34.8 297 72.1 65.2-78.0
Other 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 255 226 84.1 75.0-90.3 29 15.9 9.7-25.0
No 881 46 5.1 3.3- 7.7 835 94.9 92.3-96.7

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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 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 Servcies or other type not otherwise listed.

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