Child Abuse and Neglect Statistics
Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2002

Child Fatalities

Table 19
Indicated Death Reports by Region

 

FY

FY

FY

FY

Region

1999

2000

2001

2002*

 

 

 

 

 

Northern

22

17

14

22

 

 

 

 

 

Central

14

15

19

11

 

 

 

 

 

Southern

8

9

13

5

 

 

 

 

 

Cook North

11

10

5

13

 

 

 

 

 

Cook Central

8

9

20

6

 

 

 

 

 

Cook South

13

18

19

16

 

 

 

 

 

State

76

78

90

73

 

 

 

 

 

*As of October 31, 2002, 3 death investigations
 are still pending.

Table 20
Types of Indicated Death Reports

Type

Number

Percent

Abuse Deaths

43

58.9%

Neglect Deaths

30

41.1%

 

 

 

Total

73

100%

*As of October 31, 2002, 3 death investigations
 are still pending.

 

Table 21
Characteristics of Indicated Abuse/Neglect Deaths

Age of
Child

Number
Indicated

Numbe
Males

Number
Females

Numbe
White

Number
Afr.Amer.

Number Hispanic

Number
Other

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

00

34

23

11

11

18

3

2

01

14

8

6

2

9

2

1

02

9

6

3

1

6

0

2

03

2

0

2

1

1

0

0

04

3

2

1

1

1

1

0

05

1

0

1

0

1

0

0

06-17

10

5

5

6

3

0

1

Not Reported

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

73

44

29

22

39

6

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*As of October 31, 2002, 3 death investigations are still pending.