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ERIC Number: EJ634411
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1070-5309
Community-Level Factors and Child Maltreatment in a Suburban County.
Ernst, Joy Swanson
Social Work Research, v25 n3 p133-42 Sep 2001
Study examined relationship between neighborhood structural factors and child maltreatment in a suburban county through replication of a like study in Cleveland, Ohio. Principal components analysis of 11 variables hypothesized to represent structural features of community social organization produced 3 factors: instability, economic disadvantage, and family characteristics. Comparison with the Cleveland results revealed differences in the role of instability in predicting maltreatment rates. (BF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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Language: English
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