Longitudinal Analysis of Repeated Child Abuse Reporting and Victimization: Multistate Analysis of Associated Factors

@article{Fluke2008LongitudinalAO,
  title={Longitudinal Analysis of Repeated Child Abuse Reporting and Victimization: Multistate Analysis of Associated Factors},
  author={John D. Fluke and Gila R. Shusterman and Dana Hollinshead and Ying-Ying T. Yuan},
  journal={Child Maltreatment},
  year={2008},
  volume={13},
  pages={76 - 88}
}
Most child subjects of maltreatment reports to child protective services (CPS) are involved just once, whereas other children experience repeated investigations and victimizations. This study examines individual, maltreatment, and service-related factors associated with maltreatment rereporting and substantiated rereporting in a multistate context. Case-level National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System data (505,621 children) were analyzed. Within 24 months, 22% of children were rereported… 

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