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ERIC Number: EJ172363
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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The Health Status of Foster Children
Swire, Margaret R.; Kavaler, Florence
Child Welfare, 56, 10, 635-53, Dec 77
Reports on a study assessing the health status and medical care needs of a sample of 668 foster children from eight New York City child care agencies. Direct clinical examination indicated a prevalence of serious physical, mental and developmental problems. Pathology level was comparable to that of other disadvantaged child populations. (BF)
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