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Table 1 Characteristics and types of maltreatment diagnosis among cases of study sample (n = 3772), Emergency Department Discharge Data, California State Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), 2008–2013

From: Association between emergency department utilization and the risk of child maltreatment in young children

  Explicit diagnosis Suggestive diagnosis Total
Physical abuse 178 (73.3%) 147 (4.0%) 325 (8.3%)
Sexual abuse 29 (11.9%) 427 (11.7%) 456 (11.7%)
Neglect 10 (4.1%) 3048 (83.5%) 3058 (78.6%)
Poly-Victimization 26 (10.7%) 28 (0.77%) 54 (1.4%)
Total 243 (100.0%) 3650 (100.0%) 3893a
  1. aThe total is greater than 3772 because some cases had multiple diagnoses