Rate of unique children with at least one report of maltreatment by age group

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Definitions: Unduplicated counts of reported maltreatment (physical abuse, sexual abuse, mental injury, neglect) toward unique children per 1,000 children by age group.
Rates are calculated using Alaska Department of Labor population estimates for the denominator.
Reports include all Protective Services Reports (PSR) made to OCS.  Years and age ranges are based on date of incident.

Data Source: Alaska Office of Children's Services (OCS), Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, 2008-2016.
The Office of Children's Services child maltreatment data have been compiled by the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Section of Women's, Children's, and Family Health, Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Unit. Data are available by counts of unique children reported by year, counts of all reports by year, and rates of unique children reported by year. Children may be reported multiple times when aggregating years.

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Footnotes: Updated July 2018