Child Maltreatment 2006: Summary of Key Findings
Publication Year: 2008
This fact sheet summarizes Child Maltreatment 2006, a publication that provides child abuse statistics submitted by states to the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS). Highlighted topics include reports of child abuse and neglect; victims of maltreatment; perpetrators; fatalities; and services. The maltreatment rate was 11.9 per 1,000 children in 2004, a drop of 1.5 from 2003. Over sixty percent of the children were neglected, 18 percent were physically abused, and 10 percent were sexually abused
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