Table 2

Romanian and within-UK adopted children: percentages of children with impairment in 0, 1, 2 or 3 or more domains

Number of domains in which there is impairment Within-UK adoptees (n=50) Romanian adoptees, age at entry into UK χ 2 trends P
< 6 months (n=56) 6-24 months (n=35) 24-42 months (n=45)
0 (n=112) (%) 78.0 69.6 43.6 23.9 34.81 0.001
1 (n=46) (%) 12.0 17.9 23.6 37.0 19.79 0.002
2 (n=20) (%) 2.0 7.1 12.7 17.4 9.75 0.002
3 or more (n=28) (%) 8.0 5.4 20.0 21.7 6.73 0.009