Unduplicated confirmed reports of child abuse and neglect, rate per 1,000 children 0-17 years of age.
The rates are calculated using the number of child abuse cases reported by the Hawaii State Department of Human Services and estimates for the total population provided by the National Center of Health Statistics. The data sources are as follows:
Hawai‘i State Department of Human Services. "A statistical report on child abuse and neglect in Hawai‘i," various years. Audit, Quality Control, and Research Office.
National Center for Health Statistics. Ages 0 to 85 years and over. Vintage 2016 postcensal estimates of the resident population of the United States (April 1, 2010, July 1, 2010-July 1, 2016), by year, county, single-year of age (0, 1, 2, .., 85 years and over), bridged race, Hispanic origin, and sex. Prepared under a collaborative arrangement with the U.S. Census Bureau. Available from: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/bridged_race.htm as of June 26, 2017, following release by the U.S. Census Bureau of the unbridged Vintage 2016 postcensal estimates by 5-year age group on June 22, 2017.
Number of child abuse cases is based on unduplicated confirmed reports of child maltreatment.