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  Back Adoption Assistance [nominal, per child]
  State 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
  United States 7.8 9.5 11.1 13.1 14.6 16.0 17.0 18.3 19.6 20.5 21.5
  District of Columbia 26.8 35.9 35.9 46.7 70.2 69.0 58.6 91.5 81.1 96.0 137.7
  Alabama 1.6 2.3 2.7 4.3 2.0 2.0 2.6 2.9 3.2 3.6 4.3
  Alaska 11.1 13.0 16.5 21.9 25.2 27.4 30.4 33.9 37.2 37.7 39.9
  Arizona 4.3 4.9 6.1 6.8 7.5 7.5 7.9 8.9 11.4 14.4 16.6
  Arkansas 3.0 3.6 4.5 4.8 3.3 5.1 4.5 6.0 6.2 6.6 6.8
  California 8.5 10.6 16.4 17.2 21.2 24.5 26.7 29.1 31.7 34.5 36.9
  Colorado 6.7 8.9 11.7 12.6 14.0 14.5 17.1 15.5 15.8 15.6 15.5
  Connecticut 14.0 11.1 12.0 13.6 17.0 19.4 21.9 23.2 23.7 27.6 31.4
  Delaware 3.2 4.2 5.4 7.1 8.8 7.7 7.9 7.9 7.5 7.9 8.2
  Florida 5.8 6.3 6.6 7.9 8.8 9.0 8.5 10.2 12.3 11.6 13.7
  Georgia 3.2 4.5 6.5 8.7 8.6 10.9 10.0 8.4 11.6 9.2 9.5
  Hawaii 6.2 8.8 11.6 15.7 16.5 18.9 20.1 22.7 26.2 29.2 36.2
  Idaho 2.2 2.5 2.8 3.4 3.3 3.8 3.6 3.9 4.2 4.9 5.4
  Illinois 10.4 16.2 11.3 19.7 21.1 22.0 23.7 24.9 26.2 26.0 25.2
  Indiana 5.1 6.3 6.9 8.4 9.4 9.9 11.2 11.9 13.6 16.2 17.1
  Iowa 9.8 12.8 15.3 17.8 19.2 20.4 21.8 21.1 24.5 26.5 28.0
  Kansas 4.1 5.6 8.1 8.7 9.0 8.9 8.4 9.2 12.9 13.0 14.6
  Kentucky 1.9 2.3 3.1 5.2 6.0 6.6 8.5 10.0 10.3 12.5 15.3
  Louisiana 9.9 10.4 12.0 11.7 4.9 5.0 5.1 5.6 6.5 6.2 6.7
  Maine 8.6 8.5 11.6 15.0 20.7 21.8 25.3 20.7 27.6 25.5 32.9
  Maryland 4.5 5.8 6.6 7.9 0.3 19.2 11.0 12.5 13.1 14.5 15.0
  Massachusetts 8.0 11.2 12.6 13.3 16.0 15.4 18.2 19.4 19.9 23.2 20.8
  Michigan 16.8 19.3 21.4 23.7 26.3 28.3 29.5 29.8 34.6 33.0 32.1
  Minnesota 5.1 6.5 9.1 9.3 11.1 13.3 14.3 14.8 17.5 17.5 16.6
  Mississippi 0.4 0.5 2.3 2.5 1.9 1.8 1.8 2.0 2.3 2.3 2.3
  Missouri 4.3 5.5 6.6 8.1 9.6 11.0 12.4 14.6 13.4 14.1 14.5
  Montana 6.9 5.9 6.9 14.2 11.7 14.0 7.5 8.4 11.5 14.2 14.7
  Nebraska 3.9 4.4 5.2 6.8 8.3 8.8 10.8 11.4 10.6 13.2 17.4
  Nevada 3.7 3.2 3.7 4.4 5.8 4.8 7.0 10.8 10.8 11.4 14.1
  New Hampshire 2.3 2.7 3.5 4.1 4.6 5.8 8.3 10.6 11.8 15.6 14.0
  New Jersey 4.6 7.2 7.5 8.1 11.1 10.5 11.1 12.2 13.2 19.7 20.2
  New Mexico 3.5 5.7 7.8 8.6 9.3 9.0 9.7 9.7 10.5 9.4 11.6
  New York 25.1 27.3 30.3 35.5 37.8 37.8 41.9 43.6 44.0 43.8 46.6
  North Carolina 2.7 3.2 3.9 5.8 5.4 5.7 6.8 7.0 7.6 8.0 8.4
  North Dakota 2.6 3.7 4.6 5.9 7.1 8.6 9.7 11.6 12.8 14.0 16.0
  Ohio 19.1 23.4 24.5 33.2 38.5 41.3 38.0 42.9 46.7 51.4 49.1
  Oklahoma 4.0 4.8 6.7 7.9 9.7 8.1 9.1 14.7 15.8 13.3 16.5
  Oregon 6.7 8.6 11.1 12.9 14.6 16.1 19.3 22.2 22.2 23.4 25.4
  Pennsylvania 6.3 8.3 10.2 12.3 14.7 16.0 17.7 21.2 20.3 20.2 21.3
  Rhode Island 13.2 14.1 16.7 13.2 20.2 18.4 23.3 26.8 26.8 29.6 22.5
  South Carolina 3.6 5.0 6.0 4.6 5.7 4.7 4.9 4.8 5.9 7.3 7.5
  South Dakota 2.3 2.5 2.9 3.4 4.3 5.3 6.0 6.9 7.5 8.5 9.7
  Tennessee 2.1 3.0 3.0 4.0 4.4 4.9 5.4 7.5 10.5 12.0 12.1
  Texas 2.8 3.0 3.8 4.3 4.8 5.2 5.3 5.5 5.8 5.6 6.3
  Utah 2.9 3.0 3.6 3.6 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.9 4.0 3.9
  Vermont 14.5 17.4 20.0 23.6 28.3 32.2 40.8 31.3 33.7 36.9 37.8
  Virginia 2.6 3.3 3.8 4.6 5.6 6.1 6.0 6.5 6.7 7.8 9.6
  Washington 4.0 5.3 7.5 10.0 11.7 14.2 16.6 19.3 20.7 22.2 23.6
  West Virginia 4.2 4.0 7.1 9.9 11.9 14.9 18.5 13.8 10.4 12.8 12.5
  Wisconsin 7.5 8.9 10.3 11.1 14.8 15.2 20.5 22.5 22.5 24.4 24.7
  Wyoming 0.5 0.8 1.7 2.5 3.0 2.6 3.5 3.8 4.8 4.6 5.5