Child abuse and neglect (per 1,000 children, age 0-17) in Iowa

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Why This Indicator Matters

New methodology for determining child abuse and neglect was introduced in 2014 and since that time the child abuse and neglect rate has increased 55 percent.
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Definitions: Rate of children who are confirmed to have been abused or neglected during the year

Data Source: Iowa Department of Human Services