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Table 1 Characteristics of the patients included in the study and types of abuse for which the emergency procedure was activated

From: Judicial outcome and follow up of abused child protection acts in a pediatric emergency department: 12-year experience in a third level pediatric hospital

 N (%)
Gender,
 Male7 (25)
 Female21 (75)
Type of abuse
 Physical/emotional abuse18 (64.3)
 Neglect7 (25)
 Sexual abuse3 (10.7)
Mean age in years at 403 activation (range)13.8 (1.7–17)
Adolescents – older than 14 year-old - (%)18 (64.3)