Growth in the Adoption Population. Table 4. Model III Parameters and Assumptions

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Table 4. Model III Parameters and Assumptions

ParameterModel III Assumptions
Number of new foster spells per yearDecreased by 5 percent per year for 5 years, and then held constant.
Annual aging out rateThe same as the base model.
Exit rates for children in care on January 1The same as the base model.
First-year exit ratesThe same as the base model.