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1 in 8 US children maltreated before age 18
1 in 8 US children maltreated before age 18 (May 4, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Connecticut - A new report published in JAMA Pediatrics finds that a significant amount of children in the US are maltreated before age 18. Researchers studied data from the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System Child File from 2004-2011, covering over 5.6 million maltreated children. Results showed showed that, by age 18, nearly 12% of American children have experienced a confirmed case of maltreatment. Forms of maltreatment include neglect, physical, emotional or sexual abuse.
 
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