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  Child Abuse and Neglect Statistical Annual Report -- Fiscal Year 2003  

Child Abuse and Neglect Statistics
Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2003

Introduction

Welcome to the online edition of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services' Child Abuse and Neglect Statistics Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2003.This is a unique resource for tracking child abuse and neglect trends in Illinois, including demographic information about child victims and perpetrators.

Although the Fiscal Year 2003 version of this annual report omits text found in earlier annual reports, it features updates of the same tables and charts, with their accompanying reference labels for easy comparison.


Table of Contents

Report Volume During Fiscal Year 2003

Figure 1 Incoming Calls to the State Central Register

Table 1 Number of Children Reported as Abused and Neglected

Table 2 Number of Children Indicated for Abuse and Neglect

Demographics:

Table 3 Age, Gender, and Ethnic Group Children Reported as Abused and Neglected

Table 4 Age, Gender, and Ethnic Group Children Indicated for Abuse and Neglect

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

Table 6 Regional Distribution of Reports of Children in Indicated Investigations

Table 7 County Distribution of Abuse and Neglect Reports

Table 8 County Distribution of Indicated Investigations
Source of Reports:

Figure 2 Source of Reports by Type

Figure 3 Source of Indicated Reports

Table 9 Source of Reports by Region

Table 10 Source of Indicated Reports by Region

Allegation-Based Investigations:

Figure 4 Types of Abuse and Neglect Allegations Reported

Figure 4a Types of Abuse and Neglect Allegations Indicated

Table 11 Distribution of Reports by Allegation

Table 12 Regional Distribution of Reports and Allegations

Table 13 Regional Distribution of Indicated Reports and Allegations

Table 14 Regional Distribution by Types of Reports

Table 15 Regional Distribution by Types of Indicated Reports

Perpetrators:

Table 16 Indicated Perpetrators: Relationship to Victims

Table 17 Indicated Perpetrators: Age/Gender

Table 18 Indicated Perpetrators: Race/Ethnic Group

Child Fatalities:

Table 19 Indicated Death Reports by Region Fiscal Years 1999 through 2003

Table 20 Types of Indicated Death Reports Fiscal Year 2003

Table 21 Characteristics of Indicated Abuse/Neglect Deaths Fiscal Year 2003

Sexual Abuse Reports

Table 22 County Distribution of Children Reported as Sexually Abused

Table 23 County Distribution of Children Indicated for Sexual Abuse

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

Table 24 Indicated Sex Abuse Reports Perpetrators: Relationship to Victims

Table 25 Indicated Sex Abuse Reports Perpetrators: Age/Gender

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

Temporary Protective Custody

Table 27 Children Taken into Temporary Protective Custody

Substance Exposed Infants

Figure 5 Substance Exposed Infants (SEI) Reported and Indicated by Fiscal Year

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