Child Abuse and Neglect Statistics
Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2002

Table 11
Distribution of Reports by Allegation

 

 

Total
Harms

Total
Indicated
Harms

Percent
Indicated

 

 

 

Total
Harms

Total
Indicated
Harms

Percent
Indicated

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abuse

56,959

17,230

30.2%

 

Neglect

 

61,170

15,870

25.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I.

Death (Due To Abuse)

64

43

67.2%

 

VI.

Blatant Disregard

10,311

4,463

43.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

II.

Emotional Abuse

1,914

320

16.7%

 

 

Death (Due To Neglect)

101

34

33.7%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brain Damage/Skull Fracture

104

30

28.8%

 

Tying/Close Confinement

364

77

21.2%

 

 

Subdural Hematoma

6

4

66.7%

 

Substance Misuse

1,036

173

16.7%

 

 

Internal Injuries

23

5

21.7%

 

Torture

215

30

14.0%

 

 

Burns/Scalding

508

108

21.3%

 

Mental Injury

299

40

13.4%

 

 

Poison/Noxious Substances

75

14

18.7%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wounds

17

8

47.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bone Fracture

169

58

34.3%

III.

Substantial Risk of Harm

29,796

9,718

32.6%

 

 

Substantial Risk of Injury

6,764

2,770

41.0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cuts and Bruises

886

206

23.3%

 

Substantial Risk of Injury

14,799

4,483

30.3%

 

 

Human Bites

59

16

27.1%

 

Risk of Sexual Injury

14,997

5,235

34.9%

 

 

Sprains/Dislocations

9

1

11.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Substance Misuse

1,517

1,205

79.4%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mental Injury

73

4

5.5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IV.

Physical Abuse

15,399

3,457

22.4%

 

VII.

Environmental Neglect

18,433

3,272

17.8%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brain Damage/Skull Fracture

212

100

47.2%

 

 

Inadequate Food

4,282

378

8.8%

 

Subdural Hematoma

30

17

56.7%

 

 

Inadequate Shelter

3,651

860

23.6%

 

Internal Injuries

60

34

56.7%

 

 

Inadequate Clothing

579

97

16.8%

 

Burns

767

91

11.9%

 

 

Environmental Neglect

9,921

1,937

19.5%

 

Poison/Noxious Substances

119

17

14.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wounds

42

17

40.5%

 

VIII.

Lack of Health Care

4,310

845

19.6%

 

Bone Fractures

454

140

30.8%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cuts and Bruises

13,410

2,961

22.1%

 

 

Medical Neglect

4,145

759

18.3%

 

Human Bites

246

72

29.3%

 

 

Failure To Thrive

132

73

55.3%

 

Sprains/Dislocations

59

8

13.6%

 

 

Malnutrition

28

13

46.4%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Disabled Infant Neglect

5

0

0.0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

V.

Sexual Abuse

9,786

3,692

37.7%

 

IX.

Lack of Supervision

28,116

7,290

25.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

144

61

42.4%

 

 

Inadquate Supervision

26,987

7,063

26.2%

 

Sexual Penetration

3,890

1,543

39.7%

 

 

Abandonment/Desertion

190

83

43.7%

 

Sexual Exploitation

1,241

459

37.0%

 

 

Lock Out

939

144

15.3%

 

Sexual Molestation

4,511

1,629

36.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

State Total

 

118,129

33,100

28.0%