Percentage distribution of children ages 0-17 by race, ethnicity, gender, and country of origin by adoptive status and adoption type: United States, 2007

11/01/2009

1 This category includes those who reported multiple races.
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.

Percentage distribution of children ages 0-17 by race, ethnicity, gender, and country of origin by adoptive status and adoption type: United States, 2007


Race and Hispanic origin of childPercent
White, non-Hispanic19
Black, non-Hispanic3
Asian, non-Hispanic59
Other, non-Hispanic [1]2
Hispanic origin17
Percent
Child is male33
Child is female67
Child gender, by race/Hispanic origin of childPercent
% male, among non-Hispanic white children48
% male, among non-Hispanic black children61
% male, among non-Hispanic Asian children19
% male, among children of Hispanic origin55
Child's region of origin (international adoptions)Percent
Asia61
Europe20
North America13
South America5
Africa1
Child's country of origin (international adoptions)Percent
China (mainland)33
Russia13
Guatemala11
South Korea11
India, Kazakhstan, Colombia, Ukraine, Philippines, Ethiopia15
Other16