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Table 2 Frequency distribution of responses of CWS to reports of concern (1214) sent by PDHP in 2012–2014

From: Reasons for reported suspicion of child maltreatment and responses from the child welfare - a cross-sectional study of Norwegian public dental health personnel

Response from CWS n %
CWS has opened an investigation and taken measures 297 24.5
CWS has opened an investigation and dropped the case 195 16.1
CWS has opened an investigation, but no further information has been given 127 10.5
CWS has not opened an investigation, case dropped 56 4.6
CWS has not given any feedback at all 229 18.9
Do not know 310 25.5