National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System
The National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) is a federally-sponsored national data collection effort for the purpose of tracking the volume and nature of child maltreatment reported each year within the U.S.
http://www.ndacan.cornell.edu/NDACAN/Datasets/Abstracts/DatasetAbstract_151.html. Accessed September 2, 2010.
http://www.childwelfare.gov/systemwide/statistics/can.cfm. Accessed September 2, 2010.