Child Abuse and Neglect Statistics
Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2002

Demographics

Table 5
Regional Distribution of Reports of Children
Reported as Abused and Neglected

Region

Number
of Children
Reported

Unique Number
of Children
Reported*

Rate per
1,000

 

 

 

 

Northern

22,138

19,370

20.3

Central

25,802

21,284

37.5

Southern

13,936

11,555

36.7

 

 

 

 

Downstate Total

61,876

52,209

28.5

 

 

 

 

Cook North

9,180

8,240

16.3

Cook Central

10,177

9,228

26.1

Cook South

15,571

13,877

28.0

Cook Admin.

1,714

1,661

 

 

 

 

 

Cook Total

36,642

33,006

24.4

 

 

 

 

State Total

98,518

85,215

26.7

*Unique Number of children reported is an unduplicated
 count within the Region.


 

Table 6
Regional Distribution of Reports of Children
In Indicated Investigations

Region

Number
of Indicated
Children

Unique Number
of Indicated Children*

Rate per
1,000

 

 

 

 

Northern

5,906

5,476

5.8

Central

7,937

7,099

12.5

Southern

4,154

3,698

11.8

 

 

 

 

Downstate Total

17,997

16,273

8.9

 

 

 

 

Cook North

2,367

2,241

4.4

Cook Central

3,111

2,902

8.2

Cook South

3,399

3,249

6.6

Cook Admin.

464

462

 

 

 

 

 

Cook Total

9,341

8,854

6.5

 

 

 

 

State Total

27,338

25,127

7.9

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