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Child abuse and neglect among children under 18, by type of maltreatment, 2002* (horizontal bar chart): Neglect/medical neglect, 60.5%; Other, 18.9%; Physical abuse, 18.6%; Sexual abuse, 9.9%; Psychological/maltreatment, 6.5%.

Percentages total more than 100 percent because children may be victims of more than one type of maltreatment.

Source: Administration on Children, Youth, and Families (2004). Child Maltreatment 2002. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.