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  Back Child Welfare Programs [real, per child]
  State 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
  United States 68.8 73.9 76.0 79.5 82.9 82.0 80.5 79.4 76.6 77.1 77.6
  District of Columbia 442.2 484.5 412.3 314.0 322.6 276.7 297.7 222.1 204.4 232.5 287.5
  Alabama 16.7 18.3 17.9 24.0 27.9 25.0 24.6 22.4 21.8 30.5 34.8
  Alaska 79.1 75.4 83.2 84.8 84.0 92.0 122.7 126.4 129.6 110.4 113.5
  Arizona 40.7 45.4 40.1 38.9 33.8 32.9 37.7 46.9 49.9 46.3 47.3
  Arkansas 41.2 47.0 57.8 40.8 40.6 43.0 45.4 40.3 33.4 45.4 44.6
  California 117.5 128.2 149.5 145.4 159.4 169.4 163.2 159.8 158.3 158.8 185.8
  Colorado 47.6 58.8 45.3 60.3 64.5 84.4 56.2 70.8 70.0 71.1 67.5
  Connecticut 142.3 143.5 147.4 143.2 86.3 98.7 125.8 124.8 120.5 137.5 109.6
  Delaware 52.0 58.3 77.9 68.8 71.8 55.2 47.3 40.7 35.4 35.9 29.3
  Florida 44.9 45.7 51.2 52.9 47.8 38.4 44.9 46.0 46.1 78.7 42.6
  Georgia 22.0 27.7 32.1 39.0 38.3 27.8 35.6 25.6 35.6 29.7 38.0
  Hawaii 66.2 71.0 81.1 86.6 82.4 85.7 95.9 96.3 96.6 99.1 104.1
  Idaho 28.8 29.3 23.0 20.1 20.0 21.0 22.1 22.7 22.3 20.7 22.0
  Illinois 117.1 120.8 120.9 124.9 136.7 145.8 124.0 107.1 101.0 86.4 79.3
  Indiana 33.0 42.2 30.8 30.2 38.9 37.4 38.2 63.7 49.2 55.2 55.4
  Iowa 46.4 54.7 60.1 54.5 49.0 48.9 53.8 51.3 54.4 58.3 58.4
  Kansas 28.9 58.3 70.5 66.6 53.2 55.9 56.1 50.4 55.8 58.2 34.9
  Kentucky 36.6 38.8 41.9 45.7 46.7 42.8 44.7 47.4 45.9 48.4 48.9
  Louisiana 49.9 47.0 45.8 45.1 44.3 47.2 51.3 48.9 51.1 45.2 42.0
  Maine 82.8 86.3 89.8 92.1 98.1 74.7 57.3 49.2 61.5 69.5 75.7
  Maryland 93.7 92.0 120.0 122.7 144.2 125.8 104.8 108.5 100.7 108.7 98.5
  Massachusetts 84.3 76.3 69.0 69.3 61.8 69.7 67.7 67.9 70.5 69.1 70.5
  Michigan 80.1 85.7 89.2 90.3 89.6 85.8 82.6 75.7 64.8 62.8 62.5
  Minnesota 58.9 71.5 75.4 76.8 73.5 72.5 69.2 74.8 61.5 55.5 51.3
  Mississippi 26.1 15.7 22.0 23.1 19.3 20.1 15.5 14.6 15.2 14.3 12.7
  Missouri 48.8 56.8 54.2 55.7 57.1 53.2 47.7 54.0 50.5 51.3 51.0
  Montana 59.7 38.3 47.0 52.9 46.7 42.1 51.7 48.8 50.0 56.4 50.5
  Nebraska 42.3 53.1 50.0 50.2 53.1 56.5 54.4 53.1 45.4 55.5 49.7
  Nevada 30.2 41.0 39.7 32.0 35.8 40.4 35.6 52.8 47.8 53.4 51.0
  New Hampshire 54.7 50.2 40.1 36.1 46.7 56.3 63.6 69.6 64.6 59.1 63.1
  New Jersey 31.4 37.3 44.4 44.8 55.2 43.9 41.3 42.4 49.1 49.1 46.3
  New Mexico 26.5 31.7 38.9 39.3 37.9 49.6 38.8 39.2 42.3 53.1 55.0
  New York 156.0 158.3 148.4 170.8 160.9 150.2 153.3 130.7 119.2 132.9 136.0
  North Carolina 35.6 36.3 40.0 42.2 38.0 31.7 38.8 38.8 41.5 40.0 39.1
  North Dakota 64.3 68.2 69.1 77.5 82.6 66.0 74.1 62.2 68.3 71.6 70.0
  Ohio 89.1 101.5 96.9 106.0 117.8 120.6 102.0 120.7 115.9 112.3 104.5
  Oklahoma 38.4 36.5 41.2 40.0 36.0 29.8 36.0 44.0 47.7 45.7 50.3
  Oregon 45.4 50.7 50.6 53.1 58.6 59.0 71.1 78.5 79.1 77.6 89.2
  Pennsylvania 102.8 129.1 97.4 124.9 138.4 128.9 145.4 152.9 130.0 97.0 100.8
  Rhode Island 87.7 75.3 78.4 75.5 86.0 82.2 70.3 77.8 80.5 84.9 76.4
  South Carolina 21.3 22.7 21.2 36.9 38.9 24.0 20.1 15.9 19.2 25.7 28.9
  South Dakota 21.0 25.6 29.5 30.6 32.5 32.4 31.9 29.1 30.3 30.4 31.9
  Tennessee 27.5 22.0 23.5 30.9 23.0 22.2 21.0 26.0 28.1 30.8 31.7
  Texas 19.0 18.9 21.0 25.0 30.8 30.7 31.4 34.0 35.1 32.4 34.3
  Utah 40.2 36.4 33.3 32.4 32.8 32.2 31.1 30.7 24.3 24.4 22.0
  Vermont 81.6 91.0 98.3 94.8 99.5 97.3 103.4 94.8 100.2 96.9 100.9
  Virginia 32.7 35.5 39.4 43.0 57.2 67.2 53.6 51.3 49.5 50.8 44.0
  Washington 28.5 31.1 35.9 43.3 54.7 61.3 69.0 72.2 75.0 76.7 80.3
  West Virginia 35.2 38.3 34.3 43.3 79.4 52.0 59.4 42.9 55.8 59.2 50.1
  Wisconsin 75.3 83.4 89.1 75.0 77.7 80.2 91.2 80.7 76.3 63.6 55.6
  Wyoming 39.2 19.5 20.4 21.2 27.5 21.8 21.5 21.6 27.0 23.5 21.1