ERIC Number: EJ597225
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Conceptualization, Reporting and Underreporting of Child Abuse in Hong Kong.
Lau, Joseph T. F.; Liu, Joseph L. Y.; Yu, Aaron; Wong, C. K.
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, v23 n11 p1159-74 Nov 1999
A survey of 1,001 Hong Kong adults found a discrepancy between perceived prevalence and the ability to name different child abuse types without prompting. Only about 40 percent would report abuse cases to authorities. Those who would not report abuse were less likely to classify abuse situations as abusive. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Hong Kong