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Children with a substantiated incident of child abuse and/or neglect (per 1,000) in Georgia

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Numerator: Unduplicated count of children with a substantiated incident of abuse and/or neglect. Denominator: Number of children less than age 18. Rate calculation: 1,000 times the numerator divided by the denominator.

Data Source

Child Protective Services Data System, Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Family and Children Services.


If there is substantial credible evidence that abuse or neglect has occurred, a report is determined to be substantiated. N.A.: Data Not Available, S: Data Suppressed indicates that there were 4 or fewer events on which rates would be based.

Last Updated

December 2023