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2016-2017 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Oral Health

Does(CHILD) have dental insurance that helps pay for any routine dental care including cleanings, x-rays and examinations?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 702 583 84.5 80.8-87.6 119 15.5 12.4-19.2
GENDER
Male 370 316 84.8 79.4-89.0 54 15.2 11.0-20.6
Female 328 264 84.3 78.8-88.5 64 15.7 11.5-21.2
RACE
White 461 374 83.1 78.4-86.9 87 16.9 13.1-21.6
African American 118 107 91.1 83.0-95.5 11 8.9 4.5-17.0
Other Minorities 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Yes 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 615 516 86.3 82.6-89.3 99 13.7 10.7-17.4
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 150 114 84.4 76.9-89.8 36 15.6 10.2-23.1
5 through 10 194 171 85.9 77.8-91.4 23 14.1 8.6-22.2
11 through 13 132 113 86.1 76.6-92.1 19 13.9 7.9-23.4
14 through 17 226 185 82.0 74.5-87.6 41 18.0 12.4-25.5
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 136 113 82.4 72.7-89.1 23 17.6 10.9-27.3
Some College 205 179 87.0 78.9-92.3 26 13.0 7.7-21.1
College Graduate 360 290 84.1 79.0-88.1 70 15.9 11.9-21.0
SCHOOL
Public School 499 425 84.6 79.8-88.3 74 15.4 11.7-20.2
Private/Home 74 62 87.5 76.9-93.6 12 12.5 6.4-23.1
GRADE
Not In School 161 124 84.9 77.8-90.0 37 15.1 10.0-22.2
K-5th 197 173 85.6 77.5-91.1 24 14.4 8.9-22.5
6th-8th 128 109 86.6 76.9-92.6 19 13.4 7.4-23.1
9th-12th3 213 175 81.6 73.7-87.5 38 18.4 12.5-26.3
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 338 273 84.5 79.2-88.7 65 15.5 11.3-20.8
Public 283 260 91.5 85.9-95.0 23 8.5 5.0-14.1
Other 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 163 146 91.0 84.7-94.8 17 9.0 5.2-15.3
No 526 427 82.6 78.0-86.4 99 17.4 13.6-22.0

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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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