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Table 1 The table reports the demographic characteristics of cases diagnosed as maltreatment in the pediatric emergency department in the periods from January 2010 to December 2011 and from January 2013 to December 2014. Values are shown as frequency or as mean and range. No statistical difference was found between the two samples considered

From: New program for identification of child maltreatment in emergency department: preliminary data

Demographic characteristic of cases diagnosed as maltreatment
  2010-2011 2013-2014
Cases, N 39 45
Male to Female ratio 0.56 0.5
Age, years 8.5 (0.2-16.5) 9.1 (0.2-17)
Cases born in Italy, N 14 21