Child Abuse and Neglect Statistics
Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2002

Sexual Abuse Reports

Table 23a
Age, Gender, Ethnic Group
Children Indicated for Sexual Abuse*

Child Characteristics
Age of Child

Number of
Children

Percent

Rate per
1,000

00-02

70

2.5%

0.1

03-05

435

15.7%

0.8

06-09

717

25.9%

1.0

10-13

855

30.9%

1.2

14-17

689

24.9%

1.0

Age not reported

2

0.1%

 

 

 

 

 

Gender of Child

 

 

 

Male

528

19.1%

0.3

Female

2,232

80.6%

1.4

Gender not reported

8

0.3%

 

 

 

 

 

Child's Ethnic Group

 

 

 

White

1,558

56.3%

0.7

African American

713

25.8%

1.3

Hispanic

397

14.3%

1.0

Other/Not Specified

100

3.6%

 

 

 

 

 

Total

2,768

100.0%

0.9

 

 

 

 

*Number of children indicated is an unduplicated count
 within the State.

 

Table 24
Indicated Sex Abuse Reports
Perpetrators:  Relationship to Victim

Relationship to Victim


Number Perpetrators


Number Male

Numbe
Female

Number
Unknown
Gender

Adoptive Parent

26

23

3

0

Aunt/Uncle

216

206

9

1

Babysitter

182

165

17

0

Day Care Home/Center

5

4

1

0

Foster Parent

5

4

1

0

Grandparent

98

96

2

0

Institution Staff

21

16

5

0

Natural Parent

371

296

75

0

Other

901

816

44

41

Parental Substitute

16

16

0

0

Sibling

271

255

15

1

Step Parent

260

255

5

0

 

 

 

 

 

Total

2,372

2,152

177

43

 

Title 25
Indicated Sex Abuse Reports
Perpetrators:  Age/Gender

Age Group

Number
Perpetrators

Number
Male

Number
Female

Number
Unknown
Gender

Under 20

594

548

43

3

20-29

386

348

38

0

30-39

620

570

49

1

40-49

386

356

30

0

50-59

141

132

8

1

60 Or Older

100

99

1

0

Not Identified

145

99

8

38

 

 

 

 

 

Total

2,372

2,152

177

43

 

Table 26
Indicated Sex Abuse Reports
Perpetrators:  Race/Ethnic Group

Race/Ethnic Group

Number Perpetrators

Number
Male

Number
Female

Number
Unknown
Gender

White

1,258

1,143

114

1

African American

597

555

35

7

Hispanic

384

358

25

1

Other

37

27

1

9

Not Identified

96

69

2

25

 

 

 

 

 

Total

2,372

2,152

177

43