Number and percentage distribution of children ages 0-17 by adoptive status; number and percentage distribution of adopted children1 ages 0-17 by various characteristics: United States, 2007. Children adopted from foster care. Knew


NOTE: Percentages may not sum to 100 in percent distributions within categories due to rounding.
SOURCE: 2007 National Survey of Children's Health and 2007 National Survey of Adoptive Parents.

CategoriesNumber ThousandsPercent
Knew child prior to adoptive match26240%
Did not know child previously39960%