Child Abuse and Neglect Statistics
Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2002

Allegation-Based Investigations

Table 12
Regional Distribution of Reports and Allegations

 

 

 

Region

 

 

Family
Reports

 

Alleged
Child
Victims

Average
Victims
Per
Report

 

Number
Allegations

Average
Allegations
Per Victim

 

 

 

 

 

 

Northern

14,186

22,138

1.6

26,327

1.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Central

15,460

25,802

1.7

30,975

1.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Southern

8,238

13,936

1.7

17,013

1.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cook Admin.

972

1,714

1.8

2,001

1.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cook North

5,640

9,180

1.6

10,893

1.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cook Central

5,927

10,177

1.7

12,460

1.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cook South

8,820

15,571

1.8

18,460

1.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

State

59,243

98,518

1.7

118,129

1.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table 13
Regional Distriubtion of Indicated Reports and Allegations

 

 Region

 Indicated
Family
Reports

 Indicated
Child
Victims

Average
Victims
Per
Report

 Number
Indicated
Allegations

Average
Allegations
Per
Vicim

 

 

 

 

 

 

Northern

3,647

5,906

1.6

7,057

1.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Central

4,453

7,937

1.8

9,485

1.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Southern

2,338

4,154

1.8

5,075

1.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cook Admin.

285

464

1.6

515

1.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cook North

1,435

2,367

1.6

2,922

1.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cook Central

1,818

3,111

1.7

3,865

1.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cook South

1,997

3,399

1.7

4,181

1.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

State

15,973

27,338

1.7

33,100

1.2

 

Table 14
Regional Distribution by Types of Reports

 

         Abuse

 

 

       Neglect

 

 

         Both

 

Region

Number

Percent

 

Number

Percent

 

Number

Percent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Northern

8,268

58.3%

 

4,791

33.8%

 

1,127

7.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Central

8,491

54.9%

 

5,542

35.8%

 

1,427

9.2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Southern

4,467

54.2%

 

2,970

36.1%

 

801

9.7%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cook Admin.

420

43.2%

 

452

46.5%

 

100

10.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cook North

3,180

56.4%

 

1,970

34.9%

 

490

8.7%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cook Central

3,177

53.6%

 

2,138

36.1%

 

612

10.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cook South

4,584

52.0%

 

3,448

39.1%

 

788

8.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

State

32,587

55.0%

 

21,311

36.0%

 

5,345

9.0%

 

Table 15
Regional Distributions by Types of Indicated Reports

 

Region

         Abuse
Number

 

Percent

 

 

Neglect
Number

 

Percent

 

 

Both
Number

 

Percent

Northern

2,111

57.9%

 

1,020

28.0%

 

516

14.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Central

2,530

56.8%

 

1,194

26.8%

 

729

16.4%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Southern

1,180

50.5%

 

787

33.7%

 

371

15.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cook Admin.

136

47.7%

 

111

38.9%

 

38

13.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cook North

765

53.3%

 

427

29.8%

 

243

16.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cook Central

885

48.7%

 

564

31.0%

 

369

20.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cook South

945

47.3%

 

727

36.4%

 

325

16.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

State

8,552

53.5%

 

4,830

30.2%

 

2,591

16.2%