2012 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Is (CHILD) limited or prevented in any way in his/her ability
to do the things most children of the same age do?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,145 65 5.4 3.7- 7.8 1,080 94.6 92.2-96.3
GENDER
Male 593 42 7.1 4.4-11.4 551 92.9 88.6-95.6
Female 552 23 3.6 2.1- 6.1 529 96.4 93.9-97.9
RACE
White 735 42 5.9 3.7- 9.1 693 94.1 90.9-96.3
African American 213 13 5.1 2.1-12.0 200 94.9 88.0-97.9
Other Minorities 192 *** *** *** 183 96.6 90.0-98.9
HISPANIC
Yes 120 *** *** *** 118 99.1 95.7-99.8
No 1,024 63 5.7 3.9- 8.3 961 94.3 91.7-96.1
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 272 *** *** *** 263 94.4 87.9-97.5
5 through 10 347 18 4.5 2.4- 8.2 329 95.5 91.8-97.6
11 through 13 189 *** *** *** 179 94.4 82.5-98.3
14 through 17 337 28 6.2 3.8-10.0 309 93.8 90.0-96.2
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 256 15 5.5 2.4-12.1 241 94.5 87.9-97.6
Some College 286 19 6.7 3.3-12.8 267 93.3 87.2-96.7
College Graduate 601 31 4.5 2.8- 7.2 570 95.5 92.8-97.2
SCHOOL
Public School 776 51 5.7 3.7- 8.7 725 94.3 91.3-96.3
Private/Home 128 *** *** *** 123 98.4 95.9-99.4
GRADE
Not In School 293 *** *** *** 283 94.0 87.8-97.2
K-5th 348 21 4.1 2.4- 7.2 327 95.9 92.8-97.6
6th-8th 192 *** *** *** 184 94.8 81.7-98.7
9th-12th3 312 26 6.6 4.0-10.8 286 93.4 89.2-96.0
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 583 26 4.5 2.7- 7.5 557 95.5 92.5-97.3
Public 418 32 6.9 4.0-11.8 386 93.1 88.2-96.0
Other 83 *** *** *** 78 96.9 91.8-98.9
No health insurance 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 253 50 19.8 13.1-28.8 203 80.2 71.2-86.9
No 880 13 1.1 0.6- 2.3 867 98.9 97.7-99.4

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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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