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Report Cover and Dedications - (6 pages, size=934k)

Overview Information - (6 pages, size=179k)

  • Report Cover and Dedications
  • Missouri Child Fatality Review Program
  • State Technical Assistance Team and CFRP/Confidentiality Issues
  • When a Child Dies
  • Missouri Incident Fatalities
  • Summary of Findings, Missouri Incident Fatalities 2004

Natural Caused Death Information - (15 pages, size=305k)

  • Illness/Natural Cause Deaths Other than SIDS
    • Sudden, Unexpected Infant Deaths
    • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
    • Suffocation in Infants
    • Undetermined

Unintentional Death Information - (22 pages, size=234k)

  • Motor Vehicle Fatalities
    • Driver and Passenger Fatalities
    • Pedestrian Fatalities
    • Bicycle-Related Fatalities/Fatalities Involving ATV’s
  • Unintentional Suffocation/Strangulation, Children age 1 year and older
  • Fire/Burn Fatalities
  • Drownings
  • Unintentional Firearm Fatalities
three images of children/babies

Intentional Death Information - (20 pages, size=394k)

  • Homicides
  • Fatal Child Abuse and Neglect
    • Fatal Child Abuse: Inflicted Injury
    • Fatal Child Neglect: Inadequate Care and Grossly Negligent Treatment
  • Other Homicides
  • Suicides

The Practical Application of Child Death Review: Prevention of Child Fatalities - (3 pages, size=49k)

Prevention Findings: The Final Report - (3 pages, size=241k)

Appendices - (13 pages, size=481k)

  • Appendix One: Autopsies
  • Appendix Two: Mandated Activities for Child Fatalities
  • Appendix Three: Process for Child Fatality Review
  • Appendix Four: Missouri Incident Child Fatalities by County
  • Appendix Five: Missouri Incident Child Fatalities by Age, Sex and Race
  • Appendix Six: Definitions of Important Terms and Variables
  • Appendix Seven: Death Certificate Manner of Death

View or print the complete report - (88 pages, size=2.7M)


This report reflects the work of many dedicated professionals throughout the state of Missouri. Through better understanding of how and why children die, we strive to improve and protect the lives of Missouri’s youngest citizens. We will always remember that each number represents a precious life lost. We dedicate this report to these children and their families.