This report presents national data about child abuse and neglect known to child protective services agencies in the United States during federal fiscal year 2004.
Letter from the Associate Commissioner
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Reports
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Chapter 3: Victims
Chapter 4: Fatalities
Chapter 5: Perpetrators
Chapter 6: Services
Chapter 7: Additional Research Related to Child Maltreatment
Appendix A: Required CAPTA Data Items
Appendix B: Glossary
Appendix C: Data Submissions and Data Elements
Appendix D: State Commentary
Appendix E: Reader Survey
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