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2016-2017 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Does (CHILD) currently need or use medicine prescribed by a doctor, other than vitamins?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 716 192 25.7 21.6-30.4 524 74.3 69.6-78.4
GENDER
Male 375 111 26.6 21.3-32.7 264 73.4 67.3-78.7
Female 337 80 24.7 18.7-31.8 257 75.3 68.2-81.3
RACE
White 471 123 26.1 20.9-32.0 348 73.9 68.0-79.1
African American 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Yes 83 19 18.8 11.0-30.2 64 81.2 69.8-89.0
No 628 171 26.9 22.4-32.1 457 73.1 67.9-77.6
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 158 22 13.7 7.8-23.0 136 86.3 77.0-92.2
5 through 10 194 58 25.8 19.1-33.9 136 74.2 66.1-80.9
11 through 13 135 35 24.0 15.6-35.1 100 76.0 64.9-84.4
14 through 17 229 77 37.8 29.2-47.2 152 62.2 52.8-70.8
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 136 33 22.7 14.8-33.2 103 77.3 66.8-85.2
Some College 209 70 32.2 24.4-41.1 139 67.8 58.9-75.6
College Graduate 370 89 23.8 18.2-30.3 281 76.2 69.7-81.8
SCHOOL
Public School 505 156 28.7 23.7-34.4 349 71.3 65.6-76.3
Private/Home 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 169 24 14.2 8.4-23.2 145 85.8 76.8-91.6
K-5th 197 59 26.1 19.4-34.2 138 73.9 65.8-80.6
6th-8th 131 *** *** *** *** *** ***
9th-12th3 216 70 35.1 26.5-44.9 146 64.9 55.1-73.5
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 341 81 23.7 18.0-30.6 260 76.3 69.4-82.0
Public 292 93 30.0 23.5-37.5 199 70.0 62.5-76.5
Other 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 165 147 90.8 83.9-94.9 18 9.2 5.1-16.1
No 539 39 7.2 4.8-10.6 500 92.8 89.4-95.2

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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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