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2016-2017 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Birth Characteristics

Premature birth
(born at 36 weeks or less)1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 632 75 11.4 8.7-14.8 557 88.6 85.2-91.3
GENDER
Male 331 46 15.0 10.8-20.5 285 85.0 79.5-89.2
Female 297 28 7.7 4.8-12.1 269 92.3 87.9-95.2
RACE
White 427 57 14.4 10.6-19.3 370 85.6 80.7-89.4
African American 98 *** *** *** 88 90.5 81.4-95.4
Other Minorities 70 *** *** *** 66 96.4 89.5-98.8
HISPANIC
Yes 75 *** *** *** 67 93.1 85.3-96.9
No 553 67 12.2 9.2-16.1 486 87.8 83.9-90.8
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 140 22 16.2 9.9-25.4 118 83.8 74.6-90.1
5 through 10 174 18 8.1 4.6-14.0 156 91.9 86.0-95.4
11 through 13 120 13 13.2 7.2-23.0 107 86.8 77.0-92.8
14 through 17 198 22 9.6 5.8-15.5 176 90.4 84.5-94.2
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 123 *** *** *** 115 94.7 88.9-97.6
Some College 187 22 12.2 7.3-19.8 165 87.8 80.2-92.7
College Graduate 321 45 13.4 9.4-18.8 276 86.6 81.2-90.6
SCHOOL
Public School 444 49 10.2 7.3-14.1 395 89.8 85.9-92.7
Private/Home 66 *** *** *** 58 89.3 78.4-95.0
GRADE
Not In School 151 21 15.0 9.1-23.8 130 85.0 76.2-90.9
K-5th 176 20 8.6 5.0-14.5 156 91.4 85.5-95.0
6th-8th 117 14 13.1 7.0-23.2 103 86.9 76.8-93.0
9th-12th3 185 20 10.3 6.1-16.8 165 89.7 83.2-93.9
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 297 37 11.2 7.6-16.3 260 88.8 83.7-92.4
Public 259 32 12.1 7.9-18.1 227 87.9 81.9-92.1
Other 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 146 23 17.2 10.8-26.3 123 82.8 73.7-89.2
No 471 51 9.5 6.8-13.2 420 90.5 86.8-93.2

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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

1Premature birth estimated from questions in Birth Characteristics module: 1. Was (CHILD) born before his/her due date? and 2. How many weeks or months was she/he born early?

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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