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Adverse Family Experiences Among Children in Nonparental Care, 2011-2012

Categories: Adoption/Foster Care,Children,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr074.pdf

Finds that children in foster care had higher rates of adverse experiences (caregiver violence, incarceration, or substance-abuse) than children with one or both biological parents.  Report draws connections between such adverse experiences and child health consequences. From the National Center for Health Statistics