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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 more medical care, mental health or educational services than is usual for most children of the same age?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 701 97 13.4 10.4-17.1 604 86.6 82.9-89.6
GENDER
Male 369 61 16.8 12.5-22.3 308 83.2 77.7-87.5
Female 328 36 10.5 6.7-16.1 292 89.5 83.9-93.3
RACE
White 463 62 12.6 9.2-17.0 401 87.4 83.0-90.8
African American 119 19 19.6 11.8-30.9 100 80.4 69.1-88.2
Other Minorities 77 *** *** *** 68 92.5 83.6-96.7
HISPANIC
Yes 82 11 12.8 6.5-23.9 71 87.2 76.1-93.5
No 614 84 13.4 10.1-17.5 530 86.6 82.5-89.9
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 156 *** *** *** 146 94.0 87.3-97.3
5 through 10 190 31 15.4 10.0-22.9 159 84.6 77.1-90.0
11 through 13 131 21 12.4 6.9-21.5 110 87.6 78.5-93.1
14 through 17 224 35 18.7 12.2-27.6 189 81.3 72.4-87.8
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 16 14.3 7.3-26.1 119 85.7 73.9-92.7
Some College 202 42 18.7 12.8-26.4 160 81.3 73.6-87.2
College Graduate 363 39 10.6 7.2-15.3 324 89.4 84.7-92.8
SCHOOL
Public School 494 82 16.5 12.5-21.5 412 83.5 78.5-87.5
Private/Home 73 *** *** *** 64 92.2 84.5-96.3
GRADE
Not In School 166 *** *** *** 156 94.3 87.9-97.4
K-5th 193 34 16.8 11.2-24.4 159 83.2 75.6-88.8
6th-8th 128 21 12.6 6.8-22.2 107 87.4 77.8-93.2
9th-12th3 211 31 16.9 10.6-25.9 180 83.1 74.1-89.4
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 334 38 10.2 6.8-15.0 296 89.8 85.0-93.2
Public 284 52 18.3 12.8-25.4 232 81.7 74.6-87.2
Other 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 154 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 539 13 2.8 1.4- 5.5 526 97.2 94.5-98.6

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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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