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2016-2017 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

General Health

Would you say that in general the health of (CHILD) is1:

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  Total
Respond2
Excellent Very good Good Fair or Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 720 410 58.4 53.5-63.2 190 24.7 20.8-29.1 100 13.7 10.8-17.3 20 3.1 1.8- 5.2
GENDER
Male 378 206 54.4 47.9-60.7 101 27.6 22.1-34.0 59 14.2 10.5-18.8 12 3.8 1.9- 7.5
Female 338 201 61.7 54.4-68.6 89 22.5 17.2-28.7 40 13.3 9.0-19.2 *** *** ***
RACE
White 473 287 63.2 57.3-68.6 123 23.0 18.6-28.2 52 11.1 7.9-15.2 11 2.8 1.3- 5.6
African American 123 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 13.8 7.8-23.4 *** *** ***
Other Minorities 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Yes 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 631 378 62.4 57.2-67.4 167 25.1 20.9-29.9 69 9.9 7.4-13.2 17 2.5 1.4- 4.4
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 159 109 69.2 59.8-77.3 36 22.0 14.9-31.2 12 7.0 3.7-12.7 *** *** ***
5 through 10 196 114 57.5 47.8-66.6 53 30.5 22.3-40.2 25 9.3 5.9-14.4 *** *** ***
11 through 13 136 *** *** *** 39 21.8 14.5-31.4 23 18.6 11.3-29.2 *** *** ***
14 through 17 229 118 51.2 42.5-59.8 62 22.8 16.8-30.2 40 21.6 15.0-30.2 *** *** ***
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 137 52 28.9 20.7-38.9 30 21.4 13.9-31.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College 212 114 58.2 49.0-66.8 64 30.8 22.9-40.0 27 8.1 5.2-12.7 *** *** ***
College Graduate 370 244 70.0 63.7-75.6 96 23.0 18.0-28.9 26 5.9 3.8- 9.1 *** *** ***
SCHOOL
Public School 508 271 54.7 48.6-60.6 143 26.0 21.2-31.4 80 16.2 12.3-20.9 14 3.2 1.7- 6.0
Private/Home 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 170 118 69.6 60.4-77.4 36 21.5 14.7-30.4 13 6.9 3.7-12.3 *** *** ***
K-5th 199 111 56.1 46.7-65.1 57 31.2 23.1-40.7 27 10.0 6.5-15.2 *** *** ***
6th-8th 132 *** *** *** 35 20.2 13.0-30.0 23 19.3 11.6-30.5 *** *** ***
9th-12th3 216 112 52.6 43.6-61.4 61 23.4 17.2-31.0 37 21.9 15.0-30.8 *** *** ***
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 342 237 73.1 66.7-78.7 80 20.9 15.9-27.1 21 5.3 3.3- 8.6 *** *** ***
Public 295 130 42.1 35.0-49.6 81 28.1 21.8-35.4 69 23.3 17.6-30.2 15 6.4 3.6-11.3
Other 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 165 *** *** *** 59 31.4 22.9-41.3 33 20.9 13.7-30.6 13 8.7 4.5-16.1
No 539 342 64.2 58.6-69.4 128 23.1 18.7-28.1 63 11.5 8.5-15.4 *** *** ***

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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 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 Services or other type not otherwise listed.

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