This report presents national data about child abuse and neglect known to child protective services agencies in the United States during federal fiscal year 2008.
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Reports
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Chapter 3: Children
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 Submission and Data Elements
Appendix D: State Commentary
Appendix E: Reader Feedback
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