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Indiana Child Abuse and Neglect Data

2008 Statistics 

Child Abuse: 90,177 reports with 24,808 substantiated

Neglect substantiations: 59%

Physical Abuse: 28%

Sexual Abuse: 13%.

  

2007 Statistics

Deaths: 36

Top Characteristics of Maltreatment

Family or Marital Discord/Violent Relationships

   1. Lack of Knowledge/Parenting Skills

   2. Substance Abuse

  

2006 Child Abuse Reports: 

  •     Total Reports = 84,707 children reported in Indiana
  •     Substantiated or Indicated Reports = 20,857 children in Indiana

  

2006 Substantiated Reports By Type:

  •     Neglect 64.6%
  •     Sexual Abuse 21.4%
  •     Physical Abuse 14%

  

2006 Child Fatalities By Age:

  •     53 Children in Indiana
  •     66% were 0-3 years of age
  •     33% over 3 years of age

  

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