Child Abuse and Neglect Statistics
Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2000

Table 11
Distribution of Reports by Allegation

Total
Harms
Total
Indicated
Harms
Percent
Indicated
Total
Harms
Total
Indicated
Harms
Percent
Indicated
Abuse 63,414 22,979 36.2% Neglect 66,380 17,804 26.8%
I. Death (Due To Abuse) 56 33 58.9% VI. Blatant Disregard 3,826 2,047 53.5%
Death (Due To Neglect) 123 41 33.3%
II. Emotional Abuse 2,078 409 19.7% Brain Damage/Skull Fracture 72 28 38.9%
Subdural Hematoma 30 14 46.7%
Tying/Close Confinement 481 114 23.7% Internal Injuries 26 8 30.8%
Substance Misuse 1,097 198 18.0% Burns/Scalding 521 132 25.3%
Torture 221 43 19.5% Poison/Noxious Substances 91 22 24.2%
Mental Injury 279 54 19.4% Wounds 40 16 40.0%
Bone Fracture 191 68 35.6%
Cuts and Bruises 824 199 24.2%
III. Substantial Risk of Harm 34,352 14,018 40.8% Human Bites 77 12 15.6%
Sprains/Dislocations 23 7 30.4%
Substance Misuse 1,757 1,491 84.9%
Mental Injury 51 9 17.6%
IV. Physical Abuse 16,277 4,003 24.6% VII. Environmental Neglect 23,628 4,838 20.5%
Brain Damage/Skull Fracture 112 49 43.8% Inadequate Food 6,090 549 9.0%
Subdural Hematoma 111 71 64.0% Inadequate Shelter 4,659 1,454 31.2%
Internal Injuries 83 47 56.6% Inadequate Clothing 766 121 15.8%
Burns 860 99 11.5% Environmental Neglect 12,113 2,714 22.4%
Poison/Noxious Substances 130 24 18.5%
Wounds 62 23 37.1% VIII. Lack of Health Care 5,501 1,191 21.7%
Bone Fractures 460 154 33.5%
Cuts and Bruises 14,148 3,430 24.2% Medical Neglect 5,312 1,100 20.7%
Human Bites 258 97 37.6% Failure To Thrive 157 80 51.0%
Sprains/Dislocations 53 9 17.0% Malnutrition 27 11 40.7%
Disabled Infant Neglect 5 0 0.0%
IX. Lack of Supervision 33,425 9,728 29.1%
V. Sexual Abuse 10,651 4,516 42.4%
Inadquate Supervision 32,142 9,465 29.4%
Sexually Transmitted Diseases 165 62 37.6% Abandonment/Desertion 259 91 35.1%
Sexual Penetration 4,269 1,893 44.3% Lock Out 1,024 172 16.8%
Sexual Exploitation 1,409 563 40.0%
Sexual Molestation 4,808 1,998 41.6% State Total   129,794 40,783 31.4%