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Child maltreatment: Facts at a glance

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Violence Prevention – 2012

A fact sheet containing statistics on child maltreatment. Presents general statistics on child maltreatment, data on deaths due to child maltreatment, and information on characteristics of both victims and perpetrators. Notes that neglect is the most common form of maltreatment, with a majority of child victims under four years of age, and a majority of perpetrators found to be parents.