2012 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Food Insecurity

During the past 12 months, did (CHILD) receive free
or reduced-cost breakfasts or lunches at school?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 922 323 44.3 39.4-49.4 599 55.7 50.6-60.6
GENDER
Male 477 177 45.6 38.4-53.0 300 54.4 47.0-61.6
Female 445 146 43.1 36.2-50.2 299 56.9 49.8-63.8
RACE
White 577 133 29.3 23.7-35.5 444 70.7 64.5-76.3
African American 181 100 72.5 63.2-80.2 81 27.5 19.8-36.8
Other Minorities 159 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Yes 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 822 266 42.5 37.2-47.9 556 57.5 52.1-62.8
AGE GROUPS
5 through 10 314 134 54.1 46.3-61.7 180 45.9 38.3-53.7
11 through 13 182 *** *** *** *** *** ***
14 through 17 312 117 46.8 38.3-55.5 195 53.2 44.5-61.7
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 210 134 66.1 55.9-75.0 76 33.9 25.0-44.1
Some College 225 104 58.3 49.0-67.1 121 41.7 32.9-51.0
College Graduate 485 84 20.9 15.9-27.1 401 79.1 72.9-84.1
GRADE
K-5th 340 146 55.5 47.9-62.8 194 44.5 37.2-52.1
6th-8th 185 *** *** *** *** *** ***
9th-12th3 287 105 43.6 35.0-52.7 182 56.4 47.3-65.0
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 472 50 13.2 8.8-19.5 422 86.8 80.5-91.2
Public 328 239 77.3 70.3-83.0 89 22.7 17.0-29.7
Other 69 *** *** *** 60 93.7 85.4-97.4
No health insurance 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 221 93 52.1 42.0-62.0 128 47.9 38.0-58.0
No 689 224 42.2 36.4-48.2 465 57.8 51.8-63.6

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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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