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Child-Maltreatment-Research-L (CMRL) List Serve

Database of Past CMRL Messages

Welcome to the database of past Child-Maltreatment-Research-L (CMRL) list serve messages. The table below contains all past CMRL messages (text only, no attachments) from Nov. 20, 1996 - December 22, 2017 and is updated quarterly.

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Message ID: 9674
Date: 2014-08-25

Author:Wells, Susan J

Subject:race and ethnicity by age in AFCARS data

I have been searching for the number of children in the U.S. entering out-of-home care in 2012 as well as the number of children in out-of-home care and those waiting for adoption, by race and age for the same year. The AFCARS report (http://www.acf.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/cb/afcarsreport20.pdf ) gives race and age breakdowns separately, but does not appear to provide a table by race and age for each group. Suggestions about alternative sources that may have already done this breakdown would be very much appreciated! Susan J. Wells Centre for the Study of Services to Children and Families University of British Columbia

I have been searching for the number of children in the U.S. entering out-of-home care in 2012 as well as the number of children in out-of-home care and those waiting for adoption, by race and age for the same year. The AFCARS report (http://www.acf.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/cb/afcarsreport20.pdf ) gives race and age breakdowns separately, but does not appear to provide a table by race and age for each group. Suggestions about alternative sources that may have already done this breakdown would be very much appreciated! Susan J. Wells Centre for the Study of Services to Children and Families University of British Columbia