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2016-2017 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Food Insecurity

Is your household currently enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, otherwise known as SNAP or the Food Stamp Program?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 710 146 22.2 18.4-26.5 564 77.8 73.5-81.6
GENDER
Male 371 88 25.5 20.1-31.9 283 74.5 68.1-79.9
Female 335 57 19.2 14.1-25.6 278 80.8 74.4-85.9
RACE
White 468 67 13.9 10.3-18.4 401 86.1 81.6-89.7
African American 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Yes 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 622 119 20.1 16.2-24.7 503 79.9 75.3-83.8
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 157 39 31.1 22.5-41.2 118 68.9 58.8-77.5
5 through 10 191 39 18.3 11.8-27.1 152 81.7 72.9-88.2
11 through 13 135 26 20.3 12.5-31.3 109 79.7 68.7-87.5
14 through 17 227 42 19.5 13.6-27.1 185 80.5 72.9-86.4
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College 206 66 40.5 31.3-50.4 140 59.5 49.6-68.7
College Graduate 369 21 6.2 3.6-10.4 348 93.8 89.6-96.4
SCHOOL
Public School 500 103 20.9 16.4-26.3 397 79.1 73.7-83.6
Private/Home 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 167 44 32.8 24.3-42.6 123 67.2 57.4-75.7
K-5th 195 38 16.6 10.6-25.0 157 83.4 75.0-89.4
6th-8th 131 *** *** *** *** *** ***
9th-12th3 214 35 17.1 11.5-24.7 179 82.9 75.3-88.5
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 338 *** *** *** 331 98.4 96.2-99.3
Public 289 135 51.0 43.4-58.5 154 49.0 41.5-56.6
Other 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 163 37 19.9 13.1-29.0 126 80.1 71.0-86.9
No 534 101 21.2 16.9-26.3 433 78.8 73.7-83.1

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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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