Neighborhood Characteristics of Child Maltreatment in Georgia 4. 3. 2009. Byungdeok Kang, MSW Hyejung Oh, MSW Jaegoo Lee, MSW, and Edwin Risler , PhD, MSW. WHAT DO WE PRESENT?. INTRODUCTION: Child Maltreatment Trend in Research Community Factors in Previous Studies
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Byungdeok Kang, MSW Hyejung Oh, MSW Jaegoo Lee, MSW,
and Edwin Risler, PhD, MSW
Higher Rates in Poverty & Single Parent Family
– Higher Rates in Child Maltreatment, Abuse and Neglect
Higher Rates in Child Population and Urbanization
– Lower Rates in Child Maltreatment, Abuse and Neglect
Among the risk factors in our study, the analyses showed that six variables were significantly associated with child neglect while four variables were with child abuse.
The well-known community risk factors explained child maltreatment (abuse and neglect) more in the metropolitan areas than the non-metropolitan areas.