Victim, perpetrator, family, and incident characteristics of infant and child homicide in the United States Air Force.

@article{Lucas2002VictimPF,
  title={Victim, perpetrator, family, and incident characteristics of infant and child homicide in the United States Air Force.},
  author={Don R Lucas and Kelley C Wezner and Joel S. Milner and Thomas R. McCanne and I. Harris and Carla Monroe-Posey and John P Nelson},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  year={2002},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={167-86}
}
OBJECTIVE The present study describes factors related to fatal abuse in three age groups in the United States Air Force (USAF). METHOD Records from 32 substantiated cases of fatal child abuse in the USAF were independently reviewed for 60 predefined factors. RESULTS Males were over-represented in young child victims (between 1 year and 4 years of age) and child victims (between 4 years and 15 years of age) but not in infant victims (between 24 hours and 1 year of age). African-American… CONTINUE READING

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