Victims by Perpetrator
This pie chart shows that
39.9 percent of child victims were maltreated by their mothers acting alone;
another 17.6 percent were maltreated by their fathers acting alone; 17.8
percent were abused by both their mother and father. Victims abused by a
nonparental perpetrator accounted for 10.0 percent.
of Child Fatalities, 2006
This pie chart indicates
that 27.4 percent of child fatalities were perpetrated by the mother acting
alone. Such nonparental perpetrators as daycare providers, foster parents, or
residential facility staff were responsible for 14.6 percent of fatalities.