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2016-2017 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Food Insecurity

During the past 12 months, did (CHILD) receive free
or reduced-cost breakfasts or lunches at school?1

Select a different topic:
  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 555 248 43.3 37.9-48.8 307 56.7 51.2-62.1
GENDER
Male 303 134 43.9 36.8-51.3 169 56.1 48.7-63.2
Female 250 114 43.2 35.0-51.8 136 56.8 48.2-65.0
RACE
White 356 119 28.9 23.3-35.2 237 71.1 64.8-76.7
African American 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Yes 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 484 197 37.0 31.5-42.8 287 63.0 57.2-68.5
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
5 through 10 182 86 42.9 33.4-53.0 96 57.1 47.0-66.6
11 through 13 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
14 through 17 215 92 41.9 33.6-50.6 123 58.1 49.4-66.4
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 102 83 83.3 71.8-90.7 19 16.7 9.3-28.2
Some College 168 106 69.5 60.1-77.5 62 30.5 22.5-39.9
College Graduate 284 58 17.2 12.7-23.0 226 82.8 77.0-87.3
SCHOOL
Public School 501 244 46.9 41.1-52.8 257 53.1 47.2-58.9
Private/Home 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
K-5th 191 91 43.8 34.4-53.6 100 56.2 46.4-65.6
6th-8th 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
9th-12th3 207 85 40.3 32.0-49.2 122 59.7 50.8-68.0
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 266 40 13.6 9.2-19.7 226 86.4 80.3-90.8
Public 218 178 84.4 77.4-89.6 40 15.6 10.4-22.6
Other 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 400 167 40.8 34.4-47.5 233 59.2 52.5-65.6

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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 only for children enrolled in public or private school.

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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