« Back to Search

Child Maltreatment 1999

Published: December 31, 1999

This report presents national data about child abuse and neglect known to child protective services agencies in the United States during federal fiscal year 1999.

Table of Contents


Highlights of Findings

Background of the Report

Chapter 1: Reports

  • Screening of Referrals
  • Report Sources
  • Report-to-Investigation Response Time
  • Investigated Reports
  • CPS Workforce
  • Chapter 1 Tables

Chapter 2: Victims

  • Victimization Rates
  • Types of Maltreatment
  • Age and Sex of Victims
  • Types of Maltreatment by Age and Sex (DCDC)
  • Race and Hispanic Ethnicity of Victims (DCDC)
  • Child Maltreatment Recurrence (DCDC)
  • Chapter 2 Tables
Graphic of Child Maltreatment 1999 Cover

(PDF - 2.12 MB)

Chapter 3: Perpetrators

  • Age and Sex of Maltreatment Perpetrators (DCDC)
  • Perpetrators by Relationship to Their Victims (DCDC)
  • Relationship of Perpetrators to Victims of Specific Types of Maltreatment (DCDC)
  • Chapter 3 Tables

Chapter 4: Fatalities

  • Number of Child Fatalities
  • Fatality Victims by Age and Sex (DCDC)
  • Fatality Perpetrators (DCDC)
  • Fatalities by Type of Maltreatment (DCDC)
  • Fatalities by Prior Contact With CPS
  • Chapter 4 Tables

Chapter 5: Services

  • Preventive Services
  • Remedial Services
  • Factors Influencing the Receipt of Services (DCDC)
  • Chapter 5 Tables

Chapter 6: Additional Research Based on NCANDS Data

  • Research on Reports
  • Research on Victims
  • Research on Services
  • Future Avenues of Investigation

Appendix A: CAPTA Required Data Items

Appendix B: Summary of State Responses

Appendix C: State Commentary



Archived: March 27, 2018

Was this page helpful?

Step One
I found this page helpful because the content on the page: (check all that apply)
I did not find this page helpful because the content on the page: (check all that apply)

Your feedback is important to us and will help improve our website. Thank you!

Step Two
Back to Top