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Child deaths

Thu., April 19, 2007, midnight

746 children under 18 died in Washington in 2004, the latest year for which statistics are available.

136 deaths were reported to the state Children’s Administration.

83 of those deaths met requirements for death reviews.

53 did not require a state review.

13 of the deaths not reviewed were identified as homicide by abuse.

Source: Annual Child Fatality Report 2004 to the state Legislature


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