TABLE 5

Before and After Siblings in Social Service Placement

Study 1Study 2
CasesControlsOR (95% CI) or PCasesControlsOR (95% CI) or P
Before siblings, n39633046
    Removed from their home, %a77.120.012.04 (2.86–107.63)48.118.67.00 (1.43–34.33)
    In foster care, %a51.39.512.14 (2.84–109.32)23.36.57.50 (.83–68.09)
After siblings, n20602253
    Removed from their home, %72.215.514.16 (3.47–62.14)61.914.36.29 (1.69–35.08)
    In foster care, %60.010.018.5 (2.24–152.64)27.37.53.67 (0.73–21.77)
    In unknown placement, %0.00.00.027.30.0.004
  • a Differences between study 1 and study 2 cases are statistically significant.