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Substantiated child abuse/neglect and family assessments in Missouri

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Definition and Source



Number of child abuse victims from reports classified as "preponderance of evidence" that indicates child abuse or neglect has occurred. In addition, this outcome includes the number of family assessments that have occurred based on potential for abuse/neglect.  Rate is per 1,000 children.

Data Source

MO Dept. of Social Services; US Census Bureau; MO Office of Administration, Division of Budget and Planning

Last Updated

June 2017