Reports of Abuse and Neglect, Older Youth

There were 8,556 cases of abuse and neglect investigated in Jefferson County, KY, 2013. In 3,467 of these cases (40.5%), the abuse or neglect was substantiated.

Approximately 12% of victims in these substantiated cases were 14 to 17 years old (Jefferson County, 2013).

Sources: KY Department for Community Based Services via Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky and Kids Count Data Center.

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