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Table 3 Positive screening test performed per age group

From: Early recognition of child abuse through screening indicators at the emergency department: experience of a tertiary urban pediatric hospital

Age Number Sexual Abuse Neglect/Carelessness Maltreatment
< 1 year 402 (42%) 0 (0%) 377 (54%) 25 (20%)
1–3 years 268 (28%) 28 (21%) 220 (32%) 20 (16%)
4–6 years 102 (11%) 44 (33%) 36 (5%) 22 (18%)
7–12 years 124 (13%) 39 (29%) 51 (7%) 34 (27%)
 > 12 years 60 (6%) 23 (17%) 13 (2%) 24 (19%)
Total 956 134 697 125