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2016-2017 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Weight/Height

During the past year, has your child's physician or another health professional told you that your child was overweight?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 662 65 8.4 6.2-11.2 597 91.6 88.8-93.8
GENDER
Male 353 34 8.3 5.4-12.6 319 91.7 87.4-94.6
Female 306 30 8.3 5.4-12.5 276 91.7 87.5-94.6
RACE
White 431 37 7.7 5.1-11.5 394 92.3 88.5-94.9
African American 118 18 10.2 5.7-17.6 100 89.8 82.4-94.3
Other Minorities 76 *** *** *** 68 92.0 82.7-96.5
HISPANIC
Yes 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 581 51 6.7 4.8- 9.5 530 93.3 90.5-95.2
AGE GROUPS
2 through 4 102 *** *** *** 98 98.3 94.9-99.5
5 through 10 195 14 5.9 3.1-10.7 181 94.1 89.3-96.9
11 through 13 136 20 16.9 10.0-27.1 116 83.1 72.9-90.0
14 through 17 229 27 9.6 6.0-14.9 202 90.4 85.1-94.0
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 126 22 17.1 10.4-26.7 104 82.9 73.3-89.6
Some College 196 15 5.7 3.2-10.1 181 94.3 89.9-96.8
College Graduate 339 28 6.4 4.0-10.0 311 93.6 90.0-96.0
SCHOOL
Public School 507 56 10.2 7.4-13.9 451 89.8 86.1-92.6
Private/Home 74 *** *** *** 70 97.6 93.1-99.2
GRADE
Not In School 113 *** *** *** 108 98.1 94.9-99.3
K-5th 198 16 6.6 3.7-11.5 182 93.4 88.5-96.3
6th-8th 132 17 16.5 9.5-27.2 115 83.5 72.8-90.5
9th-12th3 216 27 9.9 6.2-15.5 189 90.1 84.5-93.8
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 320 23 5.4 3.2- 9.0 297 94.6 91.0-96.8
Public 266 38 13.2 8.9-19.1 228 86.8 80.9-91.1
Other 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 162 22 10.2 5.7-17.5 140 89.8 82.5-94.3
No 484 41 7.9 5.5-11.2 443 92.1 88.8-94.5

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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 of children ages 2 and older.

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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