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  Back Adoption Assistance [nominal, per low-income child]
  State 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
  United States 18.4 22.8 27.7 33.9 38.5 42.3 44.1 47.0 50.0 52.5 55.1
  District of Columbia 46.7 59.8 63.9 87.9 140.3 130.9 109.7 171.1 149.9 176.2 260.5
  Alabama 3.4 5.1 6.0 9.7 4.4 4.6 6.1 6.7 7.3 8.6 10.5
  Alaska 38.7 45.3 55.7 72.0 83.2 90.1 96.0 100.0 106.6 111.0 131.0
  Arizona 7.9 9.2 12.0 14.0 16.2 17.4 18.3 20.6 24.4 30.3 34.9
  Arkansas 5.3 6.6 8.9 10.0 6.5 9.6 8.6 12.2 13.1 13.2 13.2
  California 17.5 22.4 35.1 38.2 49.3 58.2 64.7 68.8 75.7 81.9 88.8
  Colorado 21.7 29.1 40.6 42.1 46.2 45.7 52.9 47.3 48.0 47.5 48.3
  Connecticut 43.1 37.3 47.2 50.7 62.9 69.5 85.7 93.5 98.2 110.3 119.7
  Delaware 8.1 11.1 14.4 20.7 29.3 27.5 26.9 24.7 22.8 23.5 24.7
  Florida 12.4 14.1 15.1 18.5 20.7 21.8 20.3 25.2 30.7 29.6 35.1
  Georgia 6.9 9.8 13.8 19.9 20.5 27.7 26.0 21.0 28.2 21.6 23.0
  Hawaii 14.7 20.9 31.0 43.5 47.1 53.8 57.6 69.6 88.2 101.0 125.1
  Idaho 4.7 5.5 6.1 7.6 7.7 8.9 8.3 8.9 9.9 11.8 13.5
  Illinois 26.9 44.7 32.9 59.5 63.9 62.9 65.7 67.2 71.7 73.4 71.6
  Indiana 15.8 20.5 22.1 25.6 27.1 28.3 32.2 32.9 35.0 41.6 45.0
  Iowa 25.8 33.3 42.9 55.3 64.8 65.8 70.4 64.5 76.3 76.8 86.7
  Kansas 10.7 15.9 23.5 24.6 25.6 26.7 25.5 27.0 35.4 34.1 37.4
  Kentucky 4.2 5.2 7.7 13.4 15.3 16.3 19.4 22.5 23.7 28.6 35.2
  Louisiana 18.7 20.3 23.6 22.4 9.6 10.0 10.4 11.3 13.5 13.3 15.1
  Maine 22.1 22.6 32.1 45.0 59.4 59.5 67.2 57.1 76.2 73.5 93.0
  Maryland 14.4 21.2 28.0 35.2 1.5 87.5 47.5 48.0 45.2 51.4 57.0
  Massachusetts 23.6 33.4 37.2 38.8 48.8 50.9 61.6 69.8 72.9 87.1 71.4
  Michigan 46.9 54.8 62.9 73.3 81.9 86.8 84.7 81.6 93.7 88.8 87.1
  Minnesota 15.3 20.9 32.1 39.2 47.8 57.8 58.5 62.5 74.5 70.6 60.5
  Mississippi 0.8 1.0 4.5 5.2 3.9 3.5 3.4 4.0 4.4 4.3 4.3
  Missouri 11.3 14.4 18.1 25.4 31.1 35.9 37.6 42.0 36.9 36.3 35.8
  Montana 13.5 11.7 14.7 30.7 25.9 31.6 16.4 18.1 24.8 33.0 35.1
  Nebraska 10.5 11.7 14.8 20.1 26.5 27.4 34.5 33.8 32.3 38.7 54.0
  Nevada 10.0 8.8 9.9 11.8 15.2 12.3 17.6 27.1 28.0 30.0 37.3
  New Hampshire 8.3 8.9 12.1 15.9 19.2 26.1 37.0 51.0 57.1 75.7 72.1
  New Jersey 16.0 23.3 25.5 28.7 42.6 41.0 42.6 50.8 54.6 81.4 75.9
  New Mexico 6.0 10.0 13.9 16.0 17.3 17.7 18.3 18.5 19.8 19.5 25.6
  New York 55.0 60.9 69.9 86.8 95.3 96.2 103.1 106.0 106.9 107.9 114.4
  North Carolina 6.3 7.6 9.3 14.0 12.9 13.5 15.5 16.3 17.8 18.9 19.7
  North Dakota 7.4 9.1 10.5 13.8 17.5 22.8 25.5 32.1 36.5 39.6 45.0
  Ohio 51.5 62.6 65.4 91.1 108.4 123.8 113.0 124.1 130.9 139.0 130.6
  Oklahoma 8.3 10.7 16.5 18.0 20.9 17.0 19.6 32.5 34.8 28.9 35.2
  Oregon 15.8 19.4 26.7 31.8 38.9 43.0 49.7 56.4 54.2 57.9 65.2
  Pennsylvania 17.1 22.8 28.1 35.4 43.6 47.7 51.7 61.0 57.0 55.4 58.5
  Rhode Island 38.2 41.8 50.3 41.1 69.2 62.0 74.8 76.6 76.4 86.2 66.7
  South Carolina 7.5 11.6 14.4 11.4 14.1 11.7 11.9 11.5 13.8 16.6 17.1
  South Dakota 5.6 6.7 8.3 10.1 13.5 16.0 18.3 19.4 20.7 22.4 26.9
  Tennessee 4.2 6.2 6.9 9.8 11.0 11.9 12.8 18.0 25.1 28.6 27.7
  Texas 5.6 6.1 7.8 9.2 10.4 11.0 10.9 11.2 11.8 11.8 13.4
  Utah 7.6 8.2 10.0 10.4 11.2 11.2 10.6 10.3 10.6 10.8 10.8
  Vermont 37.4 49.3 56.8 67.7 80.8 101.2 130.9 104.8 117.4 135.9 130.7
  Virginia 6.6 9.7 12.6 16.1 20.0 20.8 21.2 22.0 22.8 25.4 29.6
  Washington 11.6 15.9 24.9 32.1 35.5 40.8 46.9 54.3 57.7 65.2 73.2
  West Virginia 8.0 7.7 13.5 19.1 23.6 30.2 37.3 28.6 22.6 28.1 27.0
  Wisconsin 23.2 28.2 34.5 36.5 49.4 50.9 65.0 66.8 64.7 71.0 75.4
  Wyoming 1.3 1.7 4.0 6.0 7.8 7.1 9.4 10.4 14.2 14.2 17.0