Cumulative Risks of Confirmed Maltreatment and Foster Care Placement for American Children

Researchers have traditionally paid little attention to the role child maltreatment and foster care placement play in shaping child health and racial/ethnic disparities in child health, presumably because they assume that both of these events are rare. Taken together, the results of these analyses suggest that researchers interested in child health should dedicate more attention to how confirmed child maltreatment and foster care placement affect children.

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Cumulative Risks of Confirmed Maltreatment and Foster Care Placement for American Children

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