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Table 3 Age Group and Gender and Presence of Maltreatment Code of Australian Children Hospitalised between 1 July 2005 and 30 June 2006

From: Using Routinely Collected Hospital Data for Child Maltreatment Surveillance: Issues, Methods and Patterns

Sex and Age Groups Any Maltreatment Code No Maltreatment Code Total
  n % n % n
Males      
   < 1 180 0.2 79982 99.8 80162
   1-5 160 0.1 115821 99.9 115981
   6-9 85 0.2 52370 99.8 52455
   10-14 327 0.5 60590 99.5 60917
   15-17 143 0.3 49602 99.7 49745
   Total 895 0.2 358365 99.8 359260
Females      
   < 1 132 0.2 59032 99.8 59164
   1-5 177 0.2 82337 99.8 82514
   6-9 45 0.1 38154 99.9 38199
   10-14 337 0.7 47252 99.3 47589
   15-17 534 0.9 60541 99.1 61075
   Total 1225 0.4 287316 99.6 288541
Total      
   < 1 312 0.2 139029 99.8 139341
   1-5 337 0.2 198160 99.8 198497
   6-9 130 0.1 90525 99.9 90655
   10-14 664 0.6 107842 99.4 108506
   15-17 677 0.6 110143 99.4 110820
Total (missing n = 18) 2120 0.3 645699 99.7 647819