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The National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect (NDACAN) distributes the data for each study listed below. All datasets are distributed free of charge with the exception of the NSCAW Restricted Release data. Click on a dataset name to see its details and to access its ordering instructions. You may search the dataset titles and abstracts by entering your criteria into this search box:

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Dataset
Number
Study Title
multiple National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglect (NIS)
Years Available: 1980 (NIS-1), 1987 (NIS-2), 1996 (NIS -3), 2006 (NIS-4)
multiple Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS)
Years available: 1996-2013
multiple National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS)
Child Level Data
Years available: 1995-1999 (DCDC), 2000-2012 (Child File)
multiple National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS)
State Level Data
Years available: 1990-1999 (SDC), 2000-2008 (CAF), 2009-2011 (NCANDS State)
184 National Youth in Transition Database - Services File, FY2013
182 National Youth in Transition Database - Outcomes File, FY2013
174 National Youth in Transition Database - Services File, FY2011
171 National Youth in Transition Database - Outcomes File, FY2011
161 Multi-Site Evaluation of Foster Youth Programs (Chafee Independent Living Evaluation Project), 2001-2010
132 The National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being I (NSCAW I), General Release, Waves 1-5
173 The National Survey on Child and Adolescent Well-being II (NSCAW II) General Release, Waves 1-3
127 The National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being I (NSCAW I), Restricted Release, Waves 1-5
172 The National Survey on Child and Adolescent Well-being II (NSCAW II) Restricted Release, Waves 1-3
135 National Juvenile Online Victimization Incidence Study (N-JOV-1)
162 Second National Juvenile Online Victimization Study (NJOV-2)
134 First Youth Internet Safety Survey (YISS-1)
159 Second Youth Internet Safety Survey (YISS-2)
170 Longitudinal Studies on Child Abuse and Neglect (LONGSCAN) ages 0-18
140 Predicting and Preventing Neglect in Teen Mothers (2001-2007)
133 Mental Health Service Use Of Youth Leaving Foster Care (Voyages) 2001-2003
126 Developmental Victimization Survey (DVS), 2002-2003
125 Comparing Policy and Demographic Environments Across States
122 Study of Fathers' Involvement in Permanency Placement Planning and Child Welfare Casework (2004-2005)
117 Adolescent Outcome of Physically Abused Schoolchildren
116 Child Neglect: Cross Sector Service Paths and Outcomes (1993-2001)
112 Social Relationships of Physically Abused Schoolchildren
110 Longitudinal Pathways to Resilience in Maltreated Children
107 Factors that Influence the Decision Not to Substantiate a CPS Referral
106 Gallup Poll: Child Abuse Study, 1995
100 Physical Abuse Treatment Outcome Project: Application of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) to Physically Abusive Parents
96 An Ecological Developmental Perspective on the Consequences of Child Maltreatment (1995-1996)
94 Neighborhood and Household Factors in the Etiology of Child Maltreatment
88 Children's Eyewitness Reports after Exposure to Misinformation from Parents, 1994-1995
85 Parenting Among Women Sexually Abused in Childhood
84 A Comparative Study of the Use and Effectiveness of Different Risk Assessment Models in CPS Decision Making Processes
83 Decision-making in Child Protective Services: A Study of Effectiveness, Phase I, 1997
81 Sensitively Assessing Children's Testimonial Competence 
79 National Survey of Current and Former Foster Parents, 1993
77 Runaway and Homeless Youth Management Information System (1997)
76 Runaway and Homeless Youth Management Information System (1996)
74 Runaway and Homeless Youth Management Information System (1992-1995)
72 National Youth Victimization Prevention Survey, 1992-1994
71 National Study of Protective, Preventive, and Reunification Services Delivered to Children and Their Families, 1994
69 Child Maltreatment Recurrences Among Families Served by Child Protective Services, 1984 to 1992
68 The Maltreatment of Children with Disabilities and Child Maltreatment in Substance Abusing Families, 1991
67 Victimization and Other Risk Factors for Child Maltreatment Among School-Age Parents: A Longitudinal Study, 1988- 1992
66 Family Structure and Functioning in Neglectful Families, 1991-1993
55 National Family Violence Survey, 1985
60 National Family Violence Survey, 1976
59 Maltreatment and the Academic and Social Adjustment of School Children, 1987-1988
57 Youth Information Form: Data from Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs, 1987-1990
54 Los Angeles Times Poll, 1985
50 Substantiation of Child Abuse and Neglect Reports, 1985