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  Back Adoption Assistance [nominal, per poor child]
  State 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
  United States 38.7 48.2 60.1 76.3 89.7 98.4 101.1 105.4 110.8 116.7 121.7
  District of Columbia 71.2 88.0 99.6 150.2 263.3 232.5 184.1 297.1 248.4 293.7 414.7
  Alabama 6.4 9.7 10.9 19.3 9.0 9.9 12.3 13.1 13.5 16.0 19.7
  Alaska 108.9 121.7 167.3 236.9 258.0 252.3 263.2 299.2 319.6 318.5 370.7
  Arizona 15.7 17.9 27.3 33.8 39.8 37.7 39.3 45.2 55.6 69.1 80.8
  Arkansas 12.4 16.1 21.6 24.4 14.2 18.6 15.6 22.6 27.6 29.3 31.7
  California 33.5 42.8 70.9 83.4 116.8 138.3 150.3 155.4 170.0 186.7 203.8
  Colorado 59.6 74.3 100.8 97.7 117.5 118.5 148.6 130.8 124.9 118.0 114.4
  Connecticut 81.7 72.8 117.0 129.6 177.8 185.9 217.3 208.6 205.3 237.0 259.1
  Delaware 20.7 27.3 32.3 45.4 66.1 65.9 72.5 65.9 59.6 59.9 61.9
  Florida 25.5 29.3 32.5 41.9 49.5 52.5 46.8 58.2 71.1 73.6 85.2
  Georgia 15.3 19.5 28.7 43.6 46.0 61.7 56.5 47.2 59.4 44.8 46.0
  Hawaii 37.1 50.9 71.0 116.0 120.6 135.3 143.3 186.8 245.7 288.8 339.0
  Idaho 11.2 12.7 13.4 16.7 18.0 23.1 24.4 28.2 32.6 39.0 42.9
  Illinois 54.7 99.8 75.1 131.9 134.7 132.4 140.1 140.7 153.7 160.3 168.7
  Indiana 42.3 56.0 63.2 80.9 92.1 91.6 94.5 83.9 80.3 94.5 99.1
  Iowa 70.0 97.0 124.0 150.6 207.7 214.7 216.3 179.1 188.3 192.9 199.2
  Kansas 31.9 43.5 55.4 63.1 62.8 73.6 62.2 65.7 80.6 73.5 79.9
  Kentucky 8.2 10.0 15.6 29.4 35.0 35.9 45.2 47.5 49.1 54.9 70.0
  Louisiana 34.7 36.5 44.9 43.4 20.0 20.2 20.5 22.9 27.5 26.9 28.2
  Maine 56.6 56.9 75.4 101.0 144.3 148.1 161.7 128.7 183.7 180.1 230.0
  Maryland 29.1 45.5 70.9 103.0 4.4 248.0 131.2 128.1 111.7 122.0 126.0
  Massachusetts 46.4 69.8 71.1 83.8 105.1 119.8 149.8 167.3 178.0 198.5 149.3
  Michigan 99.7 121.1 145.2 165.0 194.6 204.4 207.6 183.3 206.7 180.9 188.0
  Minnesota 37.1 43.2 67.9 92.5 146.1 177.2 165.8 169.8 183.9 175.7 143.1
  Mississippi 1.5 2.2 10.3 11.4 8.6 7.6 7.5 8.1 8.6 8.0 7.5
  Missouri 31.2 36.4 38.3 54.1 68.1 83.4 86.6 91.9 80.3 79.5 75.7
  Montana 30.0 25.4 32.5 65.5 59.6 75.2 41.2 46.0 61.4 80.4 84.4
  Nebraska 30.2 30.1 39.1 53.2 71.0 71.9 87.3 100.2 95.2 112.2 136.3
  Nevada 26.0 23.0 23.2 30.9 45.2 43.2 58.9 80.6 77.5 86.2 106.3
  New Hampshire 24.6 20.7 28.3 41.9 62.2 89.5 118.4 154.8 174.7 250.9 240.3
  New Jersey 36.1 53.1 61.2 77.0 115.8 112.9 111.3 130.2 142.0 202.2 190.6
  New Mexico 10.5 18.9 27.2 32.6 35.5 37.3 38.3 39.2 42.1 39.8 53.0
  New York 99.4 109.2 127.3 161.3 184.5 188.9 209.3 212.4 214.1 215.5 233.6
  North Carolina 14.5 17.1 20.7 30.2 30.6 31.3 34.1 33.8 38.0 41.5 42.2
  North Dakota 17.1 20.9 23.3 33.2 41.2 53.0 60.2 84.8 102.0 101.9 115.1
  Ohio 107.2 135.5 145.3 195.7 233.5 285.7 258.3 285.8 275.8 290.9 266.6
  Oklahoma 17.4 22.3 37.0 41.1 48.9 39.5 48.2 88.4 91.7 72.7 83.1
  Oregon 36.2 43.6 60.0 70.6 91.5 107.3 118.9 134.7 125.6 142.1 155.0
  Pennsylvania 37.1 49.0 63.4 86.8 115.3 123.4 123.2 137.4 122.7 119.0 132.0
  Rhode Island 76.3 75.5 91.0 81.3 149.4 132.9 163.0 159.8 151.3 169.9 136.1
  South Carolina 15.2 26.3 33.2 27.4 30.8 24.5 24.8 25.2 31.0 39.3 40.2
  South Dakota 13.0 17.5 23.9 30.9 44.9 47.3 52.0 46.3 45.8 52.6 66.5
  Tennessee 9.6 14.6 16.4 21.6 23.2 24.8 27.5 38.0 53.6 59.4 60.0
  Texas 11.6 13.1 16.9 19.8 22.3 24.1 23.9 24.1 25.3 25.0 27.5
  Utah 27.8 25.5 32.4 35.7 38.9 32.9 29.8 29.4 31.0 32.4 31.9
  Vermont 93.7 116.2 150.3 178.1 227.0 257.1 343.9 276.7 354.9 415.8 421.7
  Virginia 15.3 22.3 29.8 45.7 55.9 56.1 50.6 49.6 53.2 63.2 74.2
  Washington 24.6 37.7 62.2 83.0 90.1 100.8 107.5 119.2 125.7 161.9 191.5
  West Virginia 16.8 16.0 29.9 42.7 55.2 66.5 75.5 59.3 47.5 63.1 56.2
  Wisconsin 59.0 68.4 88.1 95.4 132.2 123.6 156.4 148.9 143.4 155.2 165.0
  Wyoming 3.5 4.8 11.1 16.8 22.5 22.3 30.2 30.8 36.2 34.2 40.8