Share of elderly abuse victims reported in the U.S. by ethnicity 2003

Distribution of elderly abuse victims reported in the United States in 2003, by ethnicity*

Share of elderly abuse victims reported in the U.S. by ethnicity 2003 This survey displays the distribution of reported elderly abuse victims in the United States as of 2003, by race/ethnicity. During that year, about 21.2 percent of elderly abuse victims were African American. Neglect can be defined as the refusal or failure to fulfill one's obligations to an elderly person and includes paying for necessary home care services. Many cases of elderly abuse remain unreported and thus, may be massively underestimated.
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Distribution of elderly abuse victims reported in the United States in 2003, by ethnicity*

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Percentage of victims
African American21.2%
American Indian and Alaskan Native0.6%
Asian0.5%
Caucasian77.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander0.2%
Other0.2%
Percentage of victims
African American21.2%
American Indian and Alaskan Native0.6%
Asian0.5%
Caucasian77.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander0.2%
Other0.2%
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This survey displays the distribution of reported elderly abuse victims in the United States as of 2003, by race/ethnicity. During that year, about 21.2 percent of elderly abuse victims were African American. Neglect can be defined as the refusal or failure to fulfill one's obligations to an elderly person and includes paying for necessary home care services. Many cases of elderly abuse remain unreported and thus, may be massively underestimated.
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