Adoption in the U.S.: parents' belief in abuse/neglect of child prior to placement

Percentage of children adopted from foster care in the United States in 2011, by parents' belief that abuse or neglect was likely prior to placement

by Statista Research Department, last edited May 31, 2011
Adoption in the U.S.: parents' belief in abuse/neglect of child prior to placement This statistic shows the percentage of children adopted from foster care in the United States in 2011, by parents' belief that abuse or neglect was likely prior to placement. As of 2011, 50 percent of adopted childrens' parents stated that it was very likely or likely that emotional abuse had taken place before the adopted child had been placed in their family.
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Percentage of children adopted from foster care in the United States in 2011, by parents' belief that abuse or neglect was likely prior to placement

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Percentage of adopted children
Pre-natal drug/alcohol exposure73%
Neglect59%
Emotional abuse50%
Physical abuse44%
Sexual abuse21%
Percentage of adopted children
Pre-natal drug/alcohol exposure73%
Neglect59%
Emotional abuse50%
Physical abuse44%
Sexual abuse21%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited May 31, 2011
This statistic shows the percentage of children adopted from foster care in the United States in 2011, by parents' belief that abuse or neglect was likely prior to placement. As of 2011, 50 percent of adopted childrens' parents stated that it was very likely or likely that emotional abuse had taken place before the adopted child had been placed in their family.
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