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2016-2017 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Does (CHILD) need or get special therapy, such as physical, occupational, or speech therapy?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 716 56 8.1 5.8-11.3 660 91.9 88.7-94.2
GENDER
Male 376 37 11.6 7.6-17.3 339 88.4 82.7-92.4
Female 336 18 4.6 2.4- 8.6 318 95.4 91.4-97.6
RACE
White 470 35 7.8 5.1-11.7 435 92.2 88.3-94.9
African American 122 11 12.1 5.9-23.1 111 87.9 76.9-94.1
Other Minorities 81 *** *** *** 73 94.1 86.6-97.5
HISPANIC
Yes 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 628 51 8.2 5.7-11.6 577 91.8 88.4-94.3
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 158 *** *** *** 148 91.7 83.7-96.0
5 through 10 194 22 12.1 7.0-20.2 172 87.9 79.8-93.0
11 through 13 136 12 4.3 2.2- 8.4 124 95.7 91.6-97.8
14 through 17 228 12 6.1 3.2-11.2 216 93.9 88.8-96.8
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 136 *** *** *** 130 95.5 89.2-98.2
Some College 209 31 16.8 10.6-25.8 178 83.2 74.2-89.4
College Graduate 370 19 5.2 3.0- 8.9 351 94.8 91.1-97.0
SCHOOL
Public School 505 45 9.0 6.1-13.2 460 91.0 86.8-93.9
Private/Home 74 *** *** *** 71 96.0 85.9-98.9
GRADE
Not In School 169 13 8.9 4.6-16.4 156 91.1 83.6-95.4
K-5th 197 21 11.6 6.6-19.6 176 88.4 80.4-93.4
6th-8th 132 12 4.3 2.2- 8.5 120 95.7 91.5-97.8
9th-12th3 215 *** *** *** 205 94.1 88.7-97.0
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 340 *** *** *** 330 96.3 92.4-98.2
Public 293 37 13.0 8.6-19.3 256 87.0 80.7-91.4
Other 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 165 31 15.1 10.0-22.2 134 84.9 77.8-90.0
No 538 21 5.4 3.0- 9.3 517 94.6 90.7-97.0

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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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