Table 3

Mother’s evaluation of outcome for adoption or fostering

Outcome for
the child
Long term fostering Long term fostering with view to adopt Adoption Total
Very successful159            5074 
Moderately successful8  1            4  13 
Not very or not at all successful141            0  15 
Total37  11           54102
  • χ2=33.6; df=4; p=<0.0001.