This article presents the psychosocial risk factors identified in the cases of 20 children less than four years of age who were victims of fatal or near-fatal physical abuse during a 12 month period in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. These data are related to the article “History, injury, and psychosocial risk factor commonalities among cases of fatal and near-fatal physical child abuse” (Pierce et al., 2017) .
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Pierce, Mary Clyde; Kaczor, Kim; Acker, Deborah; Webb, Tina; Brenzel, Allen; Lorenz, Douglas J.; Young, Audrey; and Thompson, Richard, "Dataset on Psychosocial Risk Factors in Cases of Fatal and Near-Fatal Physical Child Abuse" (2017). Psychiatry Faculty Publications. 49.