Child Abuse and Neglect United States Army U.S. Army Central Registry (1989-1996)
UNIFORMED SERVICES UNIV OF THE HEALTH SCIENCES BETHESDA MD DEPT OF PSYCHIATRY
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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 offenders 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.
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