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Number of child abuse/neglect investigations by type in Kentucky

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Definition and Source

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Definition

Number of reports to the Dept. for Community Based Services for suspected neglect, physical abuse or sexual abuse referred to, and investigated by DCBS for the reported year.

Data Source

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Department for Community Based Services.

Notes

Due to a change in the source's data collection system, it is recommended that users compare a given geographies' data starting with CY 2014 to subsequent years, but refrain from comparing the referenced time period and beyond to prior years. Data reflect county of case manager location.

* = Number is suppressed for fewer than 6 children.


Updated 7/26/2023

Last Updated

July 2023