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Dataset on psychosocial risk factors in cases of fatal and near-fatal physical child abuse

Pierce, M. C.; Kaczor, K.; Acker, D.; Webb, T.; Brenzel, A.; Lorenz, D. J.; Young, A.; Thompson, R.

Data Brief. 2017 Aug 11; 14:107-109


This article presents the psychosocial risk factors identified in the cases of 20 children less than four years of age who were victims of fatal or near-fatal physical abuse during a 12 month period in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. These data are related to the article "History, injury, and psychosocial risk factor commonalities among cases of fatal and near-fatal physical child abuse" (Pierce et al., 2017) [1].

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