Fatal Child Abuse in the US in 1995

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Living Style of Children 

Families Step-Fathers Mothers Alone Biological Parents Cohabiting Fathers Alone Mothers Cohabiting Grandparents Others CPS (Child Protective Services) Total
Households 31,305,000 5,906,700 2,362,700 3,544,000 1,772,000 10,632,000 2,363,000 1,181,300 59,067,000
Children in Each Style 37,566,432 7,088,006 2,835,202 4,252,804 2,126,402 12,758,411 2,835,202 1,417,601 70,880,060
Percent of Children in Each Style 53% 10% 4% 6% 3% 18% 4% 2% 100%
Relative Probability Fatal Abuse 1 3 9 18 27 73 3    
Total Children Fatally Abused 16 9 11 33 25 402 4 611 1,111
By Biological Fathers 2     16 25 2     45
By Biological Mothers 14 5 11 17   228     275
By Step-fathers   4       30     34
By Boyfriends           132     132
By CPS               611 611
By Others           10     10

Source:  Donna Shalala, "National Child Abuse Prevention Month" and "Child Maltreatment 1994: Reports from the States to the National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect".  Patrick Fagan, Heritage Foundation, "THE CHILD ABUSE CRISIS: THE DISINTEGRATION OF MARRIAGE, FAMILY, AND THE AMERICAN COMMUNITY", Rick Thoma, "The Dirty Little Secret: Abuse in Foster Care"