Number of reports to DCBS meeting criteria for child abuse/neglect in Kentucky

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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 reports to the Dept. for Community Based Services for suspected neglect, physical abuse or sexual abuse that met criteria as a report of abuse/neglect for the reported year.

Data Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Department for Community Based Services.

Footnotes: In this data, each report could include multiple children. Due to a change in the source's data collection system, it is recommended that users compare a given geographies' data starting with CY 2014 to subsequent years, but refrain from comparing the referenced time period and beyond to prior years.

 Updated 8/20/2019