Data Domains

The SCAN Policies Database includes data on select definitions and policies related to child maltreatment incidence for 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The data is organized into six variable domains:

  • 1. Definitions of child abuse and neglect
  • 4. Investigation policies
  • 2. Reporting policies
  • 5. Child welfare responses
  • 3. Screening policies
  • 6. Child welfare system context

Explore and Export Options

Subset of states and variable domains

  • Under Filters, select up to five states and the variable domain of interest and click APPLY to preview the data.
  • Use the DOWNLOAD DATA and DOWNLOAD CODEBOOK buttons once you are ready to proceed with the export. The data and associated codebook will download locally as .csv files.

Data Preview

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To begin please select 1 to 5 states and a variable domain.

 

Use the buttons below to download the filtered data and associated codebook.