NCANDS

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NCANDSNational Child Abuse and Neglect Data System
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Furthermore, the NCANDS data provide a total number for each child maltreatment subtype, not a rate, so for this study a rate was computed by dividing the number for each child maltreatment subtype by the total child population in the corresponding state for the given year and then multiplying by one thousand (so that the rate is per 1,000 children, similar to the child maltreatment referral rate).
(33) See NCANDS Report, on Child Maltreatment (2012), available at http://www acf.hhs.gov/sites/default /files/cb/cm2012.
NCANDS categorizes child maltreatment into the following five types: physical, sexual, emotional or psychological abuse, negligence (deprivation of needs), and medical negligence.
The second data source was the NCANDS Detailed Case Data Component.
Child maltreatment 2000: Reports from the states to the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS).
NCANDS is a national data collection and analysis system created in response to the federal Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act.
Department of Health and Human Services, National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS).
Although schools represent the largest single source of abuse reports (NCANDS, 2003), educators report only a fraction of their suspicions (Crenshaw, Crenshaw, & Lichtenberg, 1995).
63% (NCANDS; National Child Abuse, April 2002); Physical Abuse 14.9% vs.
The most up-to-date findings about the incidence of child sexual abuse come from the Child Maltreatment 1999 (NCANDS, 1999) study.
System (NCANDS) reported an estimated 1,740 child fatalities in 2008 ...
* Requiring HHS to create better guidelines to improve NCANDS data collection on child fatalities.