➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: Nearly Four in 10 Kids Are Involved in Maltreatment Investigations by Age 18
Annie E. Casey Foundation – March 28, 2017
By the time kids in the United States reach adulthood, 37% have crossed paths with Child Protective Services as potential victims of maltreatment, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health.
Information Gateway resource: Child Abuse and Neglect Statistics: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/systemwide/statistics/can/