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

11/01/2009

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


CategoriesNumber ThousandsPercent
Special health care needs35554%
No special health care needs30646%
CategoriesNumber ThousandsPercent
Receiving a subsidy51378%
Not receiving a subsidy14822%
CategoriesNumber ThousandsPercent
Relative15323%
Non-relative50877%
CategoriesNumber ThousandsPercent
Knew child prior to adoptive match26240%
Did not know child previously39960%
CategoriesNumber ThousandsPercent
Foster parented child prior to adoptive match45469%
Was not previously child's foster parent20731%