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Message ID: 9589
Date: 2014-04-03

Author:Barbara NEEDELL

Subject:Re: Lifetime incidence of child maltreatment

I agree with you, Edward---"incidence" is often computed annually, but it can refer to any timeframe.. On Wed, Apr 2, 2014 at 2:37 PM, Edward Opton > wrote: I am surprised to see incidence defined as the rate per year. My understanding was that incidence means rate during some period of time. The period of time may be--often is--a year, but may be shorter or longer. For example, "lifetime incidence" would mean rate during a lifetime. Likewise, "incidence per ___" may be a short time, e.g., "the incidence of eyeblinks increased from 3.7 to 6.5 per minute." On Wed, Apr 2, 2014 at 12:05 PM, Chris Lloyd > wrote: Incidence is annual occurrence of an event, prevalence is the current, or point-in-time, occurrence of an event. So the common cold has a high incidence (most people will have a cold in during the year) but a low prevalence (far fewer have a cold at any given time). For maltreatment, a child would be included in the incidence and prevalence count upon initial detection and identification (i.e., during the year in which it occurred). Thereafter, s/he would be only in the prevalence count unless a new maltreatment event was detected. Chris On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 3:21 PM, Bruce Borkosky > wrote: is that prevalence or incidence? I know I'm always confusing the two... BB On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 3:45 PM, > wrote: Hi Jessica - Based on linked birth / child protection data from California - we have found that roughly 14-15% of children in our state are reported for maltreatment between birth and age 5. When we look only at substantiations, the cumulative percentage is roughly 5%. I would note that these estimates are for the birth cohort overall - the rates are much higher when we stratify by various measures of SES. In terms of national estimates of substantiated maltreatment through age 17 - I collaborated on an analysis that is a forthcoming paper in JAMA Pediatrics. It is currently embargoed - but will be published online in June. Please feel free to email me directly at ehornste@usc.edu if you want copies of any of the CA papers. Best, Emily ____________________________________________ Emily Putnam-Hornstein, PhD Assistant Professor | USC School of Social Work Director | Children's Data Network Research Associate | Child Welfare Indicators Project ehornste@usc.edu | 917.282.7861 (cell) -----Original Message----- From: bounce-113865993-10067393@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-113865993-10067393@list.cornell.edu ] On Behalf Of Jessica Bartlett Sent: Thursday, March 20, 2014 10:20 AM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Subject: Lifetime incidence of child maltreatment Hello everyone, Does anyone know of any national studies that report on lifetime incidence of child maltreatment (birth through adolescence, preferably substantiated reports)? We have determined a rate in the Early Head Start randomized sample (birth to approximately age 15) but we are interested in samples for comparison and can only find information on annual incidence. Thank you! Jessica --------------------------------------------- Jessica Dym Bartlett M.S.W., Ph.D. Project Director, Research and Evaluation Brazelton Touchpoints Center Boston Children's Hospital 1295 Boylston St., Suite 320 Boston, MA 02215 (857) 218-4375 jessica.bartlett@childrens.harvard.edu --- This email is free from viruses and malware because avast! Antivirus protection is active. http://www.avast.com -- Bruce G. Borkosky, Psy.D. PA 1800 Lakeview Drive Sebring, FL 33870 863-386-0276 800-919-9008 Fax 813-200-8450 ForensicPsychologist@outlook.com www.fl-forensic.com forensic psych search engine: https://www.google.com/cse/publicurl?cx=012799325615104828548:1lmt-wjw6q4 This communication is confidential and privileged. If you are not the intended recipient, please communicate the error immediately, and delete all copies. -- E. Christopher Lloyd, PhD, LCSW Associate Professor School of Social Work University of Arkansas at Little Rock 2801 South University Avenue Little Rock, AR 72204 501.569.8464 -- Edward Opton National Center for Youth Law 405 14th St., Oakland, CA 94612 510-835-8098, ext. 3014 www.youthlaw.org -- Barbara Needell, MSW, PhD School of Social Welfare 120 Haviland Hall University of California at Berkeley Berkeley, CA 94720-7400 510.290.6334 bneedell@berkeley.edu

I agree with you, Edward---"incidence" is often computed annually, but it can refer to any timeframe.. On Wed, Apr 2, 2014 at 2:37 PM, Edward Opton > wrote: I am surprised to see incidence defined as the rate per year. My understanding was that incidence means rate during some period of time. The period of time may be--often is--a year, but may be shorter or longer. For example, "lifetime incidence" would mean rate during a lifetime. Likewise, "incidence per ___" may be a short time, e.g., "the incidence of eyeblinks increased from 3.7 to 6.5 per minute." On Wed, Apr 2, 2014 at 12:05 PM, Chris Lloyd > wrote: Incidence is annual occurrence of an event, prevalence is the current, or point-in-time, occurrence of an event. So the common cold has a high incidence (most people will have a cold in during the year) but a low prevalence (far fewer have a cold at any given time). For maltreatment, a child would be included in the incidence and prevalence count upon initial detection and identification (i.e., during the year in which it occurred). Thereafter, s/he would be only in the prevalence count unless a new maltreatment event was detected. Chris On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 3:21 PM, Bruce Borkosky > wrote: is that prevalence or incidence? I know I'm always confusing the two... BB On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 3:45 PM, > wrote: Hi Jessica - Based on linked birth / child protection data from California - we have found that roughly 14-15% of children in our state are reported for maltreatment between birth and age 5. When we look only at substantiations, the cumulative percentage is roughly 5%. I would note that these estimates are for the birth cohort overall - the rates are much higher when we stratify by various measures of SES. In terms of national estimates of substantiated maltreatment through age 17 - I collaborated on an analysis that is a forthcoming paper in JAMA Pediatrics. It is currently embargoed - but will be published online in June. Please feel free to email me directly at ehornsteusc.edu if you want copies of any of the CA papers. Best, Emily ____________________________________________ Emily Putnam-Hornstein, PhD Assistant Professor | USC School of Social Work Director | Children's Data Network Research Associate | Child Welfare Indicators Project ehornsteusc.edu | 917.282.7861 (cell) -----Original Message----- From: bounce-113865993-10067393list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-113865993-10067393list.cornell.edu ] On Behalf Of Jessica Bartlett Sent: Thursday, March 20, 2014 10:20 AM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Subject: Lifetime incidence of child maltreatment Hello everyone, Does anyone know of any national studies that report on lifetime incidence of child maltreatment (birth through adolescence, preferably substantiated reports)? We have determined a rate in the Early Head Start randomized sample (birth to approximately age 15) but we are interested in samples for comparison and can only find information on annual incidence. Thank you! Jessica --------------------------------------------- Jessica Dym Bartlett M.S.W., Ph.D. Project Director, Research and Evaluation Brazelton Touchpoints Center Boston Children's Hospital 1295 Boylston St., Suite 320 Boston, MA 02215 (857) 218-4375 jessica.bartlettchildrens.harvard.edu --- This email is free from viruses and malware because avast! Antivirus protection is active. http://www.avast.com -- Bruce G. Borkosky, Psy.D. PA 1800 Lakeview Drive Sebring, FL 33870 863-386-0276 800-919-9008 Fax 813-200-8450 ForensicPsychologistoutlook.com www.fl-forensic.com forensic psych search engine: https://www.google.com/cse/publicurl?cx=012799325615104828548:1lmt-wjw6q4 This communication is confidential and privileged. If you are not the intended recipient, please communicate the error immediately, and delete all copies. -- E. Christopher Lloyd, PhD, LCSW Associate Professor School of Social Work University of Arkansas at Little Rock 2801 South University Avenue Little Rock, AR 72204 501.569.8464 -- Edward Opton National Center for Youth Law 405 14th St., Oakland, CA 94612 510-835-8098, ext. 3014 www.youthlaw.org -- Barbara Needell, MSW, PhD School of Social Welfare 120 Haviland Hall University of California at Berkeley Berkeley, CA 94720-7400 510.290.6334 bneedellberkeley.edu