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Child Maltreatment 2012: Summary of Key Findings
Series: Numbers and Trends|
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|Year Published: 2014|
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This factsheet presents summarized information from Child Maltreatment 2012, a report based on data submissions by State child protective services agencies for Federal fiscal year 2012. Statistics in the Child Maltreatment reports are based on data submitted to the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS), a voluntary reporting system that was developed by the Children's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to collect and analyze annual statistics on child maltreatment.
Table of ContentsIntroduction
How many allegations of maltreatment were reported and investigated?
Who reported child maltreatment?
Who were the child victims?
What were the most common types of maltreatment?
How many children died from abuse or neglect?
Who abused and neglected children?
Who received services, and what did they include?
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Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2014). Child Maltreatment 2012: Summary of key findings. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau.
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