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Research Article

Does Quantitative Research in Child Maltreatment Tell the Whole Story? The Need for Mixed-Methods Approaches to Explore the Effects of Maltreatment in Infancy

Table 1

Main reason reported for accommodation at first episode of care ().

Main reason for first accommodationFrequency (%)

Neglect29 (31.9%)
Physical abuse12 (13.2%)
Emotional abuse2 (2.2%)
Parent mental health issues3 (3.3%)
Substance abuse16 (17.6%)
Parenting issues13 (14.3%)
Child physical health1 (1.1%)
Domestic violence10 (11.0%)
Risk to siblings3 (3.3%)
Primary caregiver unavailable2 (2.2%)


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