Children Ages 0-5 in Out of Home Care-Abuse or Neglect in Michigan

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Definitions: The number of children ages 0-5 who are in out of home care with foster parents or relatives due to abuse or neglect. This is a point in time count at the end of the fiscal year - September 30. The rate is per 1,000 children ages 0-5.

Data Source: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Services management Information System. Population estimates are from the Census Bureau.

Footnotes: Data for 2008 were found to be unreliable and have been removed.

Data for 2010-2012, Missaukee and Wexford counties were removed on 5/8/2019 due to quality concerns.