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STATISTICS: Child Abuse

Sobering statistics

In 1993, the number of children substantiated by child protective agencies in the U.S. as victims of child maltreatment: 1,016,000

Percentage of these who were sexually abused: 15

Percentage of men in a national survey who reported being sexually abused prior to age 18: 16

Percentage of women: 27

- National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse

Chicago, Illinois

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