Substantiated Incidents of Abuse Experienced by Youth Ages 0-17 Years- St. Louis County

impact.stlouisco.com | Last Updated 30 Jan 2016

This dataset includes annual counts and rates for incidents of substantiated abuse experienced in St. Louis County by youth ages 0-17 years as reported to the Missouri Department of Social Services, Children’s Division. Substantiated incidents abuse are those where there is a finding that a preponderance of evidence exists to conclude abuse/neglect has occurred or is occurring as a result of the observation of visible signs, physical and/or credible verbal evidence provided to the Children’s Service Worker by the child, perpetrator or witnesses in accordance with the definitions of abuse/neglect. Categories of abuse include physical, neglect, emotional, educational neglect and sexual abuse.

Tags: abuse, youth

This dataset has the following 9 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeSample Values
Yearyearcalendar_date
Substantiated Casessubstantiated_casesnumber
Substantiated Children per 1000substantiated_children_per_1000number
Physical%physicalpercent
Neglect%neglectpercent
Emotional%emotionalpercent
Medical%medicalpercent
Educational%educationalpercent
Sexual%sexualpercent