Epidemiology. IncidenceGreater than most suspectOnly 10% of women report battering incidentsOver 1 million children suffer from abuse or neglect. Mortality/ Morbidity. Victims may:diesuffer mental or physical injuries . Risk Factors. Men, women who beat one another also most likely beat their childrenChildren of abusive, unloving homes more likely to become spouse, child, elder abusers .