2000 Jordan Institute
Length of Stay in Foster Care: How Does North Carolina Compare?
How does North Carolina match up to other states when it comes to the length of time children spend in state custody? The figures in the following table represent the median length of stay during 1988-93. The median length of stay in North Carolina in April 1997 was 17.3 months.
Multistate Data Archive and the N.C. Child Welfare Database.
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