Child Abuse and Neglect Statistics
Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2000

Allegation-Based investigations

Table 12
Regional Distribution of Reports and Allegations
Fiscal Year 2000

Region Family Reports Alleged Child Victims Average Victims Per Report Number Allegations
Average Allegations per Victim
Northern 13,982 22,125 1.6 27,084 1.2
Central 15,912 26,476 1.7 32,721 1.2
Southern 8,381 14,172 1.7 18,273 1.3
Cook Admin. 880 1,510 1.7 2,018 1.3
Cook North 6,559 10,709 1.6 13,348 1.2
Cook Central 6,758 11,748 1.7 15,130 1.3
Cook South 9,318 16,773 1.8 21,220 1.3
State 61,790 103,513 1.7 129,794 1.3

 

Table 13
Regional Distribution of Indicated Reports and Allegations
Fiscal Year 2000

Region Indicated Family Reports Indicated Child Victims Average Victims Per Report Number Indicated Allegations Average Allegations Per Victim
Northern 4,145 7,065 1.7 8,583 1.2
Central 5,236 9,342 1.8 11,287 1.2
Southern 2,979 5,217 1.8 6,615 1.3
Cook Admin. 314 536 1.7 663 1.2
Cook North 1,796 2,995 1.7 3,752 1.3
Cook Central 2,021 3,520 1.7 4,547 1.3
Cook South 2,441 4,182 1.7 5,336 1.3
State 18,932 32,857 1.7 40,783 1.2

 

Table 14
Regional Distribution by Types of Reports
Fiscal Year 2000

Region Abuse Number Percent   Neglect Number Percent   Both Number Percent
Northern 7,748 55.4%   5,025 35.9%   1,208 8.6%
Central 8,552 53.7%   6,895 37.0%   1,465 9.2%
Southern 4,324 51.6%   3,220 38.4%   837 9.2%
Cook Admin. 391 44.4%   385 43.8%   104 11.8%
Cook North 3,457 52.7%   2,511 38.3%   591 9.0%
Cook Central 3,310 49.0%   2,679 39.6%   769 11.4%
Cook South 4,407 47.3%   4,035 43.3%   875 9.4%
State 32,189 52.1%   23,750 38.4%   5,849 9.5%

 

Table 15
Regional Distribution by Types of Indicated Reports
Fiscal Year 2000

Region Abuse
Number
Percent   Neglect
Number
Percent   Both
Number
Percent
Northern 2,268 54.7%   1,254 30.3%   623 15.0%
Central 2,974 56.8%   1,492 28.5%   770 14.7%
Southern 1,486 49.9%   1,046 36.1%   447 15.0%
Cook Admin. 131 41.7%   127 40.4%   56 17.8%
Cook North 865 48.2%   619 34.5%   312 17.4%
Cook Central 907 44.9%   668 33.1%   446 22.1%
Cook South 1,002 41.0%   1,028 42.1%   411 16.8%
State 9,663 50.9%   6,234 32.9%   3,065 16.2%