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2016-2017 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Asthma

Has a doctor ever told you that (CHILD) has asthma?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 685 119 15.1 12.2-18.6 566 84.9 81.4-87.8
GENDER
Male 363 69 18.4 13.9-23.9 294 81.6 76.1-86.1
Female 319 49 12.0 8.4-16.8 270 88.0 83.2-91.6
RACE
White 447 67 13.0 9.6-17.3 380 87.0 82.7-90.4
African American 120 25 14.7 9.3-22.4 95 85.3 77.6-90.7
Other Minorities 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Yes 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 600 98 14.2 11.2-17.8 502 85.8 82.2-88.8
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 126 12 6.7 3.4-12.5 114 93.3 87.5-96.6
5 through 10 194 28 11.1 7.0-17.1 166 88.9 82.9-93.0
11 through 13 136 31 21.8 14.3-31.8 105 78.2 68.2-85.7
14 through 17 229 48 21.6 15.3-29.5 181 78.4 70.5-84.7
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 129 31 22.6 15.1-32.5 98 77.4 67.5-84.9
Some College 203 32 12.2 8.1-18.0 171 87.8 82.0-91.9
College Graduate 352 56 13.7 9.9-18.8 296 86.3 81.2-90.1
SCHOOL
Public School 506 97 16.8 13.3-21.1 409 83.2 78.9-86.7
Private/Home 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 137 14 7.0 3.8-12.5 123 93.0 87.5-96.2
K-5th 197 29 11.6 7.4-17.6 168 88.4 82.4-92.6
6th-8th 132 32 26.0 17.3-37.0 100 74.0 63.0-82.7
9th-12th3 216 43 18.3 12.5-26.0 173 81.7 74.0-87.5
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 327 50 13.9 9.7-19.4 277 86.1 80.6-90.3
Public 280 58 17.4 12.8-23.1 222 82.6 76.9-87.2
Other 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 163 45 27.7 19.6-37.7 118 72.3 62.3-80.4
No 508 72 11.3 8.5-14.8 436 88.7 85.2-91.5

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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 for children 1 year 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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