Accession Number : ADA352985
Title : Child Abuse and Neglect United States Army U.S. Army Central Registry (1989-1996)
Corporate Author : UNIFORMED SERVICES UNIV OF THE HEALTH SCIENCES BETHESDA MD DEPT OF PSYCHIATRY
Personal Author(s) : McCarroll, James E. ; Thayer, Laurie E. ; Ursano, Robert J. ; Norwood, Ann E. ; Fullerton, Carol S.
Report Date : 31 MAR 1998
Pagination or Media Count : 38
Abstract : This report is an analysis of the child abuse and neglect cases that have been recorded in the Army Central Registry between 1989-1996. The following types of case data are recorded: source of referral, demographic characteristics of the victim and offender, location of victim residence and where the incident occurred, the relationship of the victim to the offender, the offender's history of violence and abuse, substance abuse involvement of the victim and the offender, and the military and civil actions that had occurred at the time the case was reported. At the time of this report, there were 30,551 initial substantiated cases of child abuse and neglect, or an average of about 3,80 cases per year. There were 2,336 subsequent incidents and 1,483 re-opened cases. A complete tabulation of the comparisons of the percentages of initial substantiated, subsequent incidents, and re-opened cases is presented in the report.
Descriptors : *ARMY RESEARCH , *STATISTICAL DATA , *FAMILY MEMBERS , *WOUNDS AND INJURIES , *DOMESTIC VIOLENCE , MILITARY PERSONNEL , SOCIAL COMMUNICATION , DEMOGRAPHY , CIVIL AFFAIRS , EPIDEMIOLOGY , CHILDREN , CAUCASIANS , BLACKS(RACIAL GROUP).
Subject Categories : PSYCHOLOGY
SOCIOLOGY AND LAW
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE