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1 in 3 Children Investigated for Abuse/Neglect by 18

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December 20, 2016

The first academic study to estimate the cumulative lifetime risk of a child maltreatment investigation, completed by researchers at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, reveals that 37 percent of U.S. children prior to their 18th birthday are the subject of an investigated child neglect and abuse report — and 53 percent of black children.

Source: https://brownschool.wustl.edu/News/Pages/1-in-3-Children-Investigated-for-AbuseNeglect-by-18.aspx

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