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The following national child abuse statistics from Childhelp and DOSOMETHING.org present facts on how abused youth in the United States are affected by violence and maltreatment:
Annual reports of child abuse in the U.S.
Incidents of abuse go unreported.
Number of deaths due to abuse
Percentage of abuse that is neglect
How often abuse is reported.
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