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Children with indication of abuse or neglect in Alabama

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Definition and Source



Number of children with indication of abuse or neglect per 1,000 children under 18.  This measure involves instances of child abuse or neglect where both credible evidence and the professional judgment of the social worker substantiate that an alleged perpetrator is responsible  for harming the child.

Data reported are for the fiscal year.

Data Source

Special tabulations provided by the Alabama Department of Human Resources, Family Services Division, Office of Data Analysis.


Last Updated

May 2024