Child Abuse and Neglect Statistics
Annual Report
Fiscal Year 1999

Child Fatalities

Table 19
Indicated Death Reports by Region
Fiscal Years 1995 through 1999

Region FY 95 FY 96 FY 97 FY 98 FY 99
Northern 15 22 13 10 21
Central 14 12 13 16 14
Southern 16 8 19 8 8
Cook North 15 7 10 11 11
Cook Central 18 13 21 12 8
Cook South 20 23 13 12 12
State 98 85 89 69 74

 

Table 20
Types of Indicated Death Reports
Fiscal Year 1999

Type Number Percent
Abuse Deaths 42 56.8%
Neglect Deaths 32 43.2%
Total 74 100%

 

Table 21
Characteristics of Indicated Abuse/Neglect Deaths
Fiscal Year 1999

Age of Child Number
Indicated
Number
Males
Number
Females
Number
White
Number
Black
Number
Hispanic
Number
Other
00 37 23 14 15 17 3 2
01 14 7 7 3 9 1 1
02 6 5 1 2 2 1 1
03 6 5 1 2 4 0 0
04 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
05 3 2 1 2 1 0 0
06-17 8 4 4 4 2 1 1
Not Reported 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 74 46 28 28 35 6 5