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Date:7/7/2011

in 2008 to 39 per 100,000 in 2009.
  • Binge drinking among 12th graders dropped from 25 percent in 2009 to 23 percent in 2010.
  • Infant deaths dropped from 6.6 per 1,000 in 2008 to 6.4 per 1,000 in 2009.
  • Fewer children are living in areas of air pollution (69 percent in 2008, 59 percent in 2009).
  • Math scores among eighth-graders rose two points from 2007 to 2009.
  • Math scores for 12th graders rose three points from 2005 to 2009.
  • The bad news includes:

    • More eighth-graders are using illegal drugs, from 8 percent in 2009 to 10 percent in 2010.
    • Fewer children are living with a parent who is employed full time, down from 75 percent in 2008 to 72 percent in 2009.
    • More children are living in poverty, up from 19 percent in 2008 to 21 percent in 2009.
    • More children are living in crowded housing, physically inadequate housing or housing that costs more than 30 percent of household income -- up from 43 percent in 2007 to 45 percent in 2009.
    • The percentage of children with asthma remained the same from 2008 to 2009, but steadily increased from 8.8 percent of all children in 2001 to 9.6 percent in 2009.

    A new section of the report features data on adoption. Adoption is preferred over long-term foster care or care in group homes, emergency shelters and orphanages.

    Most adopted children thrive, but children adopted after the first few months of life have disruptions in parenting that can have long-term effects on their development and well-being, according to the report.

    • About 2.5 percent of children in the United States are adopted.
    • 21.5 percent of adopted children are of a different race than their adoptive parent. This varies by state, from 8.4 percent in West Virginia to 42.5 percent in Alaska.
    • 29 percent of adopted children have health problems, compared with 12 percent of all children.

    In addition, 41 percent of
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