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15-33.

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Reduce maltreatment and maltreatment fatalities of children.

15-33a. Reduce maltreatment of children.

Target: 10.3 per 1,000 children under age 18 years.

Baseline: 12.9 child victims of maltreatment per 1,000 children under age 18 years were reported in 1998.

Target setting method: 20 percent improvement. (Better than the best will be used when data are available.)

Data source: National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS), Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Childrens Bureau.

Data for population groups currently are not analyzed.



15-33b. Reduce child maltreatment fatalities.

Target: 1.4 per 100,000 children under age 18 years.

Baseline: 1.6 child maltreatment fatalities per 100,000 children under age 18 years occurred in 1998.

Target setting method: 12 percent improvement. (Better than the best will be used when data are available.)

Data source: National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS),
Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Childrens Bureau.

Data for population groups currently are not analyzed.