Change Indicator

Prevalence of adverse childhood experiences in Delaware

Prevalence of adverse childhood experiences

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Why This Indicator Matters

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are potentially stressful situations that might range from neglect and abuse to cohabiting with a mentally ill adult. In childhood or later in life, ACEs can have detrimental, long-lasting repercussions on health and well-being.
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Definition and Source



Number of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) a child has experienced, two-year average

Data Source

Center for Child and Adolescent Health, National Survey of Children's Health

Last Updated

April 2024