Child abuse data in North Texas

Abuse

Six-county profile

Abuse sign in grassIn our region, 7.7 percent of 2015 CCHAPS respondents say their child has been abused or neglected, including physically, psychologically, sexually or a victim of gang threat.

These children are three to four times more likely to have school problems, including suspension.

The data shows a relationship with parent education and/or income and Latinos and African-American children are at the greatest risk.

Special reports:

Coalitions focusing on child abuse prevention:

If you are interested in getting involved in what’s going on in your county, please email: childabuseprevention@cookchildrens.org