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2016-2017 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Physical Activity

On a typical day, how much total time does (CHILD) spend watching TV, videos, DVDs or playing video games OR with computers, cell phones, handheld video games and other electronic devices?1

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  Total
Respond2
Less than 1 hour 1hr to 2hrs >2hrs to 4hrs More than 4hrs None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 591 28 5.8 3.7- 8.8 217 40.3 35.0-45.9 197 30.3 25.6-35.3 141 22.3 18.2-27.1 8 1.3 0.6- 2.9
GENDER
Male 306 12 5.8 3.0-11.0 107 35.6 29.1-42.7 107 32.3 26.1-39.1 73 23.7 18.5-29.8 *** *** ***
Female 282 16 5.8 3.3-10.1 107 43.6 35.5-52.1 90 28.9 22.5-36.3 68 21.4 15.5-28.9 *** *** ***
RACE
White 386 20 5.9 3.5- 9.8 154 44.1 37.6-50.8 116 28.0 22.8-33.9 91 20.5 16.1-25.8 *** *** ***
African American 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Yes 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 516 23 5.4 3.3- 8.8 189 40.1 34.3-46.2 177 31.3 26.4-36.8 121 22.0 17.6-27.1 *** *** ***
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 96 13 15.2 8.2-26.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
5 through 10 182 12 7.2 3.6-13.9 89 54.9 45.1-64.3 57 26.8 19.4-35.8 19 9.0 5.3-14.7 *** *** ***
11 through 13 123 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
14 through 17 190 *** *** *** 35 23.4 15.3-34.1 64 34.0 25.5-43.7 89 41.8 32.9-51.3 *** *** ***
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College 171 *** *** *** 58 34.1 25.3-44.1 59 37.5 28.1-47.9 47 24.4 16.5-34.6 *** *** ***
College Graduate 313 15 5.5 3.1- 9.6 129 47.4 39.9-55.0 99 24.9 19.6-31.0 66 21.1 15.7-27.7 *** *** ***
SCHOOL
Public School 448 15 4.1 2.2- 7.6 152 38.3 32.1-44.9 156 32.2 26.8-38.2 120 24.4 19.5-30.2 *** *** ***
Private/Home 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 15.1 8.0-26.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 105 14 15.2 8.5-25.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
K-5th 185 12 6.9 3.4-13.4 91 56.0 46.5-65.1 57 25.1 18.1-33.6 20 9.9 6.5-14.8 *** *** ***
6th-8th 120 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
9th-12th3 178 *** *** *** 31 21.9 13.8-33.1 60 35.7 26.7-46.0 86 42.1 32.9-51.9 *** *** ***
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 291 12 5.0 2.5- 9.7 116 45.5 37.8-53.4 95 28.2 22.3-35.0 66 20.5 15.2-27.1 *** *** ***
Public 233 13 7.0 3.8-12.6 75 32.6 25.2-41.0 79 33.4 25.6-42.3 60 24.5 17.6-33.0 *** *** ***
Other 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 15 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 144 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 40 23.5 15.6-33.8 *** *** ***
No 435 22 6.7 4.2-10.6 163 39.9 33.7-46.4 143 29.4 24.2-35.2 101 22.6 17.7-28.3 *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology, results from 2011, 2012, 2013-2014 and 2016-2017 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 2 years and older. Responses summed from 2 questions: On a typical day, how much total time does (CHILD) spend watching TV, videos, or DVDs? AND On a typical day, how much total time does (CHILD) spend with computers, cell phones, handheld video games and other electronic devices?

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 Services or other type not otherwise listed.

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