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One year's losses for child sexual abuse in US top $9 billion, new study suggests

20:00 EDT 20 May 2018 | AAAS

(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) A new study at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that the annual economic impact of child sexual abuse in the US is far-reaching and costly: In 2015, the total economic burden was approximately $9.3 billion and includes costs associated with health care, child welfare, special education, violence and crime, suicide and survivor productivity losses.

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