TABLE 2

Frequencies of Children's Health, for Children Placed in Foster Care and Children Not Placed in Foster Care: 2011–2012 NSCH

Placed in Foster Care (%)Not Placed in Foster Care (%)
Fair or poor health4.23.1
Learning disability14.77.6
ADD or ADHD21.87.4
Depression14.22.0
Anxiety14.23.1
Behavioral problems17.52.9
Developmental delay7.33.4
Asthma18.08.7
Obesity24.115.7
Speech problems11.24.7
Hearing problems3.91.2
Vision problems3.41.3
Activity limitation9.84.8
N48191 678
  • Ns vary across outcome variables because not all outcome variables were ascertained for children at all ages. Children adopted from foster care (N = 1075) excluded from this table.