Substantiated child abuse/neglect in Missouri

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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 substantiated child abuse/neglect investigations for children under 18. This indicator represents the number of substantiated cases, not an unduplicated count of children who experienced child abuse/neglect. Rate is expressed per 1,000 children.

Data Source: MO Dept. of Social Services; US Census Bureau; MO Office of Administration, Division of Budget and Planning