Rural Families with a Child Abuse Report are More Likely Headed by a Single Parent and Endure Economic and Family Stress
Analyzes child maltreatment in both rural and urban areas with a focus on rural families. Discusses similarities in risk factors for child maltreatment, differences in risk factors by locale, and chronic stressors on rural families.
Marybeth J. Mattingly, Wendy A. Walsh
Carsey School of Public Policy
Abuse and violence · Child welfare · Children and youth · Families · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data