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Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities 2011: Statistics and Interventions
Series: Numbers and Trends|
Child Welfare Information Gateway |
|Year Published: 2013|
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Using data from Child Maltreatment 2011, this summary presents statistics and information on child fatalities due to abuse and neglect in the United States during Federal fiscal year (FFY) 2011. It includes national and State-by-State data, as well as additional research and information on prevention and interventions.
Table of ContentsIntroduction
How Many Children Die Each Year From Child Abuse and Neglect?
What Groups of Children Are Most Vulnerable?
How Do These Deaths Occur?
Who Are the Perpetrators?
How Do Communities Respond to Child Fatalities?
How Can These Fatalities Be Prevented?
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Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2013). Child abuse and neglect fatalities 2011: Statistics and interventions. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau.
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