Child abuse and neglect by maltreatment typology in South Carolina

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: Number of children referred for investigation of maltreatment for abandonment, educational neglect, medical abuse, medical neglect, mental injury, physical abuse, and other maltreatment as reported by the S.C. Department of Social Services Child and Adult Protective Services System (CAPSS).

Data Source: S.C. Department of Social Services (most recent report):  Maltreatment Types FOUNDED in CPS Investigations during SFY 2018-19.

Footnotes: Year 2018 means SFY 2018-2019.

State Office data from the S.C. Department of Social Services are included in the South Carolina totals.

Last updated July 2020.