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Message ID: 9103
Date: 2012-02-01

Author:Brodowski, Melissa (ACF)

Subject:FW: new report from CDC - Child Abuse and Neglect Cost the United States $124 Billion

FYI—Please see below for a new report from our colleagues at CDC. Melissa Lim Brodowski, MSW, MPH Prevention Specialist Office on Child Abuse and Neglect Children's Bureau, ACYF, ACF, USDHHS 1250 Maryland Ave, SW 8th Floor #8111 Washington, DC 20024 Phone: 202-205-2629 Fax: 202-260-9345 Email: melissa.brodowski@acf.hhs.gov From: NCIPC announcements, news and updates [mailto:NCIPC-ANNOUNCEMENTS@LISTSERV.CDC.GOV] On Behalf Of Thalken, Stacey (CDC/ONDIEH/NCIPC) Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2012 11:30 AM To: NCIPC-ANNOUNCEMENTS@LISTSERV.CDC.GOV Subject: Child Abuse and Neglect Cost the United States $124 Billion Child Abuse and Neglect Cost the United States $124 Billion Rivals cost of other high profile public health problems The total lifetime estimated financial costs associated with just one year of confirmed cases of child maltreatment (physical abuse, sexual abuse, psychological abuse and neglect) is approximately $124 billion, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , published in Child Abuse and Neglect, The International Journal . The study looked at confirmed child maltreatment cases, 1,740 fatal and 579,000 non-fatal, for a 12-month period. Additional findings show: * The estimated average lifetime cost per death is about $1.3 million, almost all of it money the child would have earned over a lifetime if she or he had lived: o $14,100 in medical costs o $1,258,800 in productivity losses * The estimated average lifetime cost per victim of nonfatal child maltreatment is $210,012, including: o $32,648 in childhood health care costs o $10,530 in adult medical costs o $144,360 in productivity losses o $7,728 in child welfare costs o $6,747 in criminal justice costs o $7,999 in special education costs The costs associated with every victim of child maltreatment who lives is comparable to other costly health conditions such as stroke, which has a lifetime cost per person estimated at $159,846 or type 2 diabetes, which is estimated between $181,000 and $253,000. Child maltreatment can also be linked to many emotional, behavioral, and physical health problems. Associated emotional and behavioral problems include aggression, conduct disorder, delinquency, antisocial behavior, substance abuse, intimate partner violence, teenage pregnancy, anxiety, depression, and suicide. A promising array of prevention and response programs have great potential to reduce child maltreatment. Given the substantial economic burden of child maltreatment, the benefits of prevention will likely outweigh the costs for effective programs. Learn More * View this report: www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/childmaltreatment/EconomicCost.html * CDC’s Division of Violence Prevention: www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention * CDC’s Child Maltreatment Prevention Work: www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/childmaltreatment * Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/vetoviolence * Child Abuse and Neglect, The International Journal: www.journals.elsevier.com/child-abuse-and-neglect Centers for Disease Control and Prevention · 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333 · 800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636)

FYI—Please see below for a new report from our colleagues at CDC. Melissa Lim Brodowski, MSW, MPH Prevention Specialist Office on Child Abuse and Neglect Children's Bureau, ACYF, ACF, USDHHS 1250 Maryland Ave, SW 8th Floor #8111 Washington, DC 20024 Phone: 202-205-2629 Fax: 202-260-9345 Email: melissa.brodowskiacf.hhs.gov From: NCIPC announcements, news and updates [mailto:NCIPC-ANNOUNCEMENTSLISTSERV.CDC.GOV] On Behalf Of Thalken, Stacey (CDC/ONDIEH/NCIPC) Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2012 11:30 AM To: NCIPC-ANNOUNCEMENTSLISTSERV.CDC.GOV Subject: Child Abuse and Neglect Cost the United States $124 Billion Child Abuse and Neglect Cost the United States $124 Billion Rivals cost of other high profile public health problems The total lifetime estimated financial costs associated with just one year of confirmed cases of child maltreatment (physical abuse, sexual abuse, psychological abuse and neglect) is approximately $124 billion, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , published in Child Abuse and Neglect, The International Journal . The study looked at confirmed child maltreatment cases, 1,740 fatal and 579,000 non-fatal, for a 12-month period. Additional findings show: * The estimated average lifetime cost per death is about $1.3 million, almost all of it money the child would have earned over a lifetime if she or he had lived: o $14,100 in medical costs o $1,258,800 in productivity losses * The estimated average lifetime cost per victim of nonfatal child maltreatment is $210,012, including: o $32,648 in childhood health care costs o $10,530 in adult medical costs o $144,360 in productivity losses o $7,728 in child welfare costs o $6,747 in criminal justice costs o $7,999 in special education costs The costs associated with every victim of child maltreatment who lives is comparable to other costly health conditions such as stroke, which has a lifetime cost per person estimated at $159,846 or type 2 diabetes, which is estimated between $181,000 and $253,000. Child maltreatment can also be linked to many emotional, behavioral, and physical health problems. Associated emotional and behavioral problems include aggression, conduct disorder, delinquency, antisocial behavior, substance abuse, intimate partner violence, teenage pregnancy, anxiety, depression, and suicide. A promising array of prevention and response programs have great potential to reduce child maltreatment. Given the substantial economic burden of child maltreatment, the benefits of prevention will likely outweigh the costs for effective programs. Learn More * View this report: www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/childmaltreatment/EconomicCost.html * CDC’s Division of Violence Prevention: www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention * CDC’s Child Maltreatment Prevention Work: www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/childmaltreatment * Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/vetoviolence * Child Abuse and Neglect, The International Journal: www.journals.elsevier.com/child-abuse-and-neglect Centers for Disease Control and Prevention · 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333 · 800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636)