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  • Survey: 2019-2020 National Survey of Children's Health
  • Starting Point: Child and Family Health Measures
  • State/Region: North Carolina (quick edit)
  • Topic: Family Health and Activities
  • Question: Indicator 6.27: Received food or cash assistance
  • Sub Group: Special health care needs status

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Indicator 6.27: Does this child live in a household that received food or cash assistance at any time during the past 12 months, even for month?
Did not receive food or cash assistanceReceived 1-2 types of assistanceReceived 3-4 types of assistanceTotal %
Children with special health care needs (CSHCN)%47.544.38.2100.0
C.I.40.2 - 55.036.7 - 52.14.5 - 14.4
Sample Count2269618
Pop. Est.233,252217,43440,281
C.I.56.7 - 66.728.4 - 38.13.0 - 8.7
Sample Count71717818
Pop. Est.1,078,501577,01289,699

C.I. = 95% Confidence Interval.
Percentages and population estimates (Pop.Est.) are weighted to represent child population in US.

        Please interpret with caution: estimate has a 95% confidence interval width exceeding 20 percentage points or 1.2 times the estimate and may not be reliable. For more information about the data suppression and display criteria click here.

DATA ALERT: CSHCN status is determined using a validated instrument for identification of children with special health care needs as defined by the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau. The CSHCN Screener asks whether a child currently experiences a health consequence and, if so, whether that specific health consequence is due to a medical, behavioral, or other type of health condition that has lasted, or is expected to last, 12 months or longer. For more information, email
The majority of measures have missing values for less than 2% (unweighted) of cases. This measure has missing values for >=2% of cases. To learn about the impact of the missing values on the population count estimates click here.

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Data Source: National Survey of Children’s Health, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

Citation: Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative. 2019-2020 National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) data query. Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). Retrieved [mm/dd/yy] from [].