Child Abuse and Neglect Statistics
Annual Report
Fiscal Year 1999

Allegation-Based investigations

Table 12
Regional Distribution of Reports and Allegations
Fiscal Year 1999

Region Family Reports Alleged Child Victims Average Victims Per Report Number Allegations
Average Allegations per Victim
Northern 14,306 23,009 1.6 28,083 1.2
Central 15,953 26,588 1.7 32,897 1.2
Southern 8,220 14,103 1.7 18,019 1.3
Cook Admin. 807 1,419 1.8 1,878 1.3
Cook North 6,684 11,250 1.7 14,111 1.3
Cook Central 6,984 12,653 1.8 16,469 1.3
Cook South 9,754 17,871 1.8 23,176 1.3
State 62,708 106,893 1.7 134,633 1.3

 

Table 13
Regional Distribution of Indicated Reports and Allegations
Fiscal Year 1999

Region Indicated Family Reports Indicated Child Victims Average Victims Per Report Number Indicated Allegations Average Allegations Per Victim
Northern 4,210 7,322 1.7 8,962 1.2
Central 5,190 9,224 1.8 11,270 1.2
Southern 2,817 5,139 1.8 6,425 1.3
Cook Admin. 326 577 1.8 708 1.2
Cook North 1,960 3,403 1.7 4,319 1.3
Cook Central 2,092 3,703 1.8 4,844 1.3
Cook South 2,597 4,558 1.8 5,883 1.3
State 19,192 33,926 1.8 42,411 1.3

 

Table 14
Regional Distribution by Types of Reports
Fiscal Year 1999

Region Abuse Number Percent   Neglect Number Percent   Both Number Percent
Northern 7,754 54.2%   5,420 37.9%   1,131 7.9%
Central 8,329 52.2%   6,229 39.0%   1,395 8.7%
Southern 4,160 50.6%   3,282 39.9%   778 9.5%
Cook Admin. 312 38.7%   398 49.3%   97 12.0%
Cook North 3,397 50.8%   2,649 39.6%   638 9.5%
Cook Central 3,292 47.1%   2,847 40.8%   845 12.1%
Cook South 4,324 44.3%   4,434 45.5%   996 10.2%
State 31,568 50.3%   25,259 40.3%   5,880 9.4%

 

Table 15
Regional Distribution by Types of Indicated Reports
Fiscal Year 1999

Region Abuse
Number
Percent   Neglect
Number
Percent   Both
Number
Percent
Northern 2,261 53.7%   1,350 32.1%   599 14.2%
Central 2,918 56.2%   1,536 29.6%   736 14.2%
Southern 1,348 47.9%   1,040 36.9%   429 15.2%
Cook Admin. 114 35.0%   150 46.0%   62 19.0%
Cook North 886 45.2%   690 35.2%   384 19.6%
Cook Central 913 43.6%   697 33.3%   482 23.0%
Cook South 1,059 40.8%   1,058 40.7%   480 18.5%
State 9,499 49.5%   6,521 34.0%   3,172 16.5%