Child Abuse and Neglect Statistics
Annual Report
Fiscal Year 1999

Sexual Abuse Reports

Table 23a
Age, Gender, Ethnic Group
Children Indicated for Sexual Abuse
Fiscal Year 1999

Child Characteristics Number of Children

Percent

 

Rate per 1,000
Age of Child
00-02 85 2.6% 0.2
03-05 567 17.2% 1.0
06-09 984 29.9% 1.3
10-13 893 27.1% 1.3
14-17 764 23.2% 1.1
Age not reported 0 0.0%  
Gender of Child      
Male 738 22.4% 0.5
Female 2,552 77.5% 1.6
Gender not reported 3 0.1%  
Child's Ethnic Group      
White 1,929 58.6% 0.9
Black 842 25.6% 1.5
Hispanic 426 12.9% 1.1
Other/Not Specified 96 2.9%  
Total 3,293 100.0% 1.0

 

Table 24
Indicated Sex Abuse Reports
Perpetrators: Relationship to Victims
Fiscal Year 1999

Relationship to Victim Number Perpetrators Number Male Number Female Number Unknown Gender
Adoptive Parent 17 17 0 0
Aunt/Uncle 230 222 8 0
Babysitter 282 259 23 0
Day Care Home/Center 5 5 0 0
Foster Parent 11 7 4 0
Grandparent 136 125 11 0
Institution Staff 12 10 2 0
Natural Parent 464 316 147 1
Other 714 625 46 43
Parental Substitute 318 313 5 0
Sibling 310 286 24 0
Step Parent 295 289 5 1
Total 2,794 2,474 275 45

 

Table 25
Indicated Sex Abuse Reports
Perpetrators: Age/Gender
Fiscal Year 1999

Age Group

Number Perpetrators Number Male Number Female Number Unknown Gender
Under 20 671 617 54 0
20-29 466 404 61 1
30-39 757 653 104 0
40-49 357 324 33 0
50-59 156 149 7 0
60 Or Older 98 96 2 0
Not Identified 289 231 14 44
Total 2,794 2,474 275 45

 

Table 26
Indicated Sex abuse Reports
Perpetrators: Race/Ethnic Group
Fiscal Year 1999

Race/ Ethnic Group Number Perpetrators Number  Male Number  Female Number  Unknown Gender
White 1,545 1,360 185 0
Black 720 659 60 1
Hispanic 397 375 22 0
Other 32 24 6 2
Not Identified 100 56 2 42
Total 2,794 2,474 275 45