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. All adopted children

11/01/2009

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.

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. All adopted children


CategoriesNumber ThousandsPercent
Special health care needs70239%
No special health care needs1,08061%
CategoriesNumber ThousandsPercent
Foster care66137%
Private domestic67738%
International44425%
CategoriesNumber ThousandsPercent
Relative43624%
Non-relative1,34676%
CategoriesNumber ThousandsPercent
Knew child prior to adoptive match58233%
Did not know child previously1,20067%