Statistics on children, youth and families in Rhode Island from the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Rhode Island KIDS COUNT
Child abuse and neglect rate
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Definition and Source
includes physical, sexual, and emotional abuse.
Starting with data for 2011, rates are based on the Census 2010 population. Previous years are based on the Census 2000 population. This change should be noted when looking at trends over time.
Child victims are an unduplicated count of child abuse and neglect victims for which credible evidence exists that child abuse and/or neglect occurred. Child abuse includes physical, sexual and emotional abuse. Neglect includes emotional, educational and medical neglect.
Rhode Island KIDS COUNT
The mission of Rhode Island KIDS COUNT is to improve the health, safety, education, economic well-being, and development of Rhode Island's children with a commitment to equity and the elimination of unacceptable disparities by race, ethnicity, disability, zip code, immigration status, neighborhood, and income. Rhode Island KIDS COUNT engages in information-based advocacy to achieve equitable public policies and programs for the improvement of children’s lives.
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