Poor children are more likely to be abused

New numbers show more newborns are severely abused than die from sudden infant death syndrome.

That's one of the findings from a study published in the Journal Pediatrics.

Researchers looked at child abuse cases from 2006.

They found more than 4,500 children were treated at the hospital for severe abuse.

300 of those children died.

The numbers show children are most likely to be abused in their first year, and that growing up poor drastically increased a child's chances of being hit.

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