Child Abuse and Neglect Statistics
Annual ReportFiscal Year 1997

Table 12

Regional Distribution of Reports and Allegations
Fiscal Year 1997

Region

Family Reports

Alleged Child Victims

Number Allegations

Averge Victims Per Report

Average Allegations per Victim

Average Allegations Per Report

Northern

15,263

25,000

31,741

1.6

1.3

2.1

Central

17,033

29,211

37,729

1.7

1.3

2.2

Southern

8,806

15,583

20,829

1.8

1.3

2.4

Cook Admin.

799

1,589

2,288

2.0

1.4

2.9

Cook North

7,730

13,659

18,055

1.8

1.3

2.3

Cook Central

8,360

15,652

21,484

1.9

1.4

2.6

Cook South

10,122

18,711

24,868

1.8

1.3

2.5

State

68,113

119,405

156,994

1.8

1.3

2.3

 

Table 13

Regional Distribution of Indicated Reports and Allegations
Fiscal Year 1997

Region

Indicated Family Reports

Indicated Child Victims

Number Indicated Allegations

Average Victims Per Report

Number Indicated Allegations

Average Allegations Per Victim

Average Allegations Per Report

Northern

4,840

8,251

10,444

1.7

10,444

1.3

2.2

Central

5,770

10,484

13,368

1.8

13,368

1.3

2.3

Southern

3,101

5,646

7,286

1.8

7,286

1.3

2.3

Cook Admin.

406

785

999

1.9

999

1.3

2.5

Cook North

2,640

4,830

6,178

1.8

6,178

1.3

2.3

Cook Central

3,309

6,156

8,164

1.9

8,164

1.3

2.5

Cook South

3,330

6,099

7,966

1.8

7,966

1.3

2.4

State

23,396

42,251

54,405

1.8

54,405

1.3

2.3

 

Table 14

Regional Distribution by Types of Reports
Fiscal Year 1997

Region

Abuse Number

Percent

Neglect Number

Percent

Both Number

Percent

Northern

8,359

54.8%

5,310

34.8%

1,594

10.4%

Central

8,945

52.5%

6,196

36.4%

1,892

11.1%

Southern

4,508

51.2%

3,356

38.1%

942

10.7%

Cook Admin.

297

37.2%

367

45.9%

135

16.9%

Cook North

3,948

51.1%

2,870

37.1%

912

11.8%

Cook Central

3,799

45.4%

3,264

39.0%

1,297

15.5%

Cook South

4,730

46.7%

4,148

41.0%

1,244

12.3%

State

34,586

54.8%

25,511

34.8%

8,016

10.4%

 

Table 15

Regional Distribution by Types of Indicated Reports
Fiscal Year 1997

Region

Abuse Number

Percent

Neglect Number

Percent

Both Number

Percent

Northern

2,620

54.1%

1,402

29.0%

818

16.9%

Central

3,139

54.4%

1,608

27.9%

1,023

17.7%

Southern

1,580

51.0%

1,058

34.1%

463

14.9%

Cook Admin.

143

35.2%

162

39.9%

101

24.9%

Cook North

1,246

47.2%

865

32.8%

529

20.0%

Cook Central

1,338

40.4%

1,114

33.7%

857

25.9%

Cook South

1,372

41.2%

1,257

37.7%

701

21.1%

State

11,438

48.9%

7,466

31.9%

4,492

19.2%