Child Abuse and Neglect Statistics
Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2000

Child Fatalities

Table 19
Indicated Death Reports by Region
Fiscal Years 1997 through 2000

Region FY 97 FY 98 FY 99 *FY 2000
Northern 13 10 21 16
Central 13 17 14 16
Southern 19 8 8 7
Cook North 10 11 11 10
Cook Central 21 12 8 7
Cook South 13 12 12 14
State 89 70 74 70
*As of October 31, 2000, 26 death investigations are still pending.

 

Table 20
Types of Indicated Death Reports
Fiscal Year 2000

Type Number Percent
Abuse Deaths 33 47.1%
Neglect Deaths 37 52.9%
Total 70 100%
*As of October 31, 2000, 26 death investigations are still pending.

 

Table 21
Characteristics of Indicated Abuse/Neglect Deaths
Fiscal Year 2000

Age of Child Number
Indicated
Number
Males
Number
Females
Number
White
Number
Black
Number
Hispanic
Number
Other
00 38 21 17 8 27 3 0
01 11 4 7 5 3 3 0
02 4 2 2 1 3 0 0
03 6 4 2 2 3 1 0
04 6 3 3 2 4 0 0
05 1 0 1 0 1 0 0
06-17 4 2 2 3 0 1 0
Not Reported 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 70 36 34 21 41 8 0

*As of October 31, 2000, 26 death investigations are still pending.