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Table 6 Age group and sex by maltreatment type

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

Sex and Age Groups Neglect Physical Sexual Psychological Other/Unspec
  n % present n % present n % present n % present n % present
Males           
   <1 46 25.6 62 34.4 2 1.1 2 1.1 87 48.3
   1-5 50 31.3 66 41.3 7 4.4 2 1.3 50 31.3
   6-9 17 20.0 60 70.6 7 8.2 2 2.4 11 12.9
   10-14 28 8.6 277 84.7 29 8.9 3 .9 18 5.5
   15-17 17 11.9 95 66.4 37 25.9 1 .7 3 2.1
   Total 158 17.7 560 62.6 82 9.2 10 1.1 169 18.9
Females           
   < 1 47 35.6 49 37.1 2 1.5 1 .8 50 37.9
   1-5 42 23.7 64 36.2 44 24.9 1 .6 49 27.7
   6-9 11 24.4 25 55.6 10 22.2 0 .0 7 15.6
   10-14 27 8.0 139 41.2 200 59.3 3 .9 25 7.4
   15-17 44 8.2 131 24.5 392 73.4 8 1.5 25 4.7
   Total 171 14.0 408 33.3 648 52.9 13 1.1 156 12.7
Total           
   < 1 93 29.8 111 35.6 4 1.3 3 1.0 137 43.9
   1-5 92 27.3 130 38.6 51 15.1 3 .9 99 29.4
   6-9 28 21.5 85 65.4 17 13.1 2 1.5 18 13.8
   10-14 55 8.3 416 62.7 229 34.5 6 .9 43 6.5
   15-17 61 9.0 226 33.4 429 63.4 9 1.3 28 4.1
Total 329 15.5 968 45.7 730 34.4 23 1.1 325 15.3