Selected characteristics of abused women residing in shelters on April 16, 2008, Canada
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|Selected characteristics||Abused women|
|Admitted with child(ren)||1,562||48|
|Admitted without child(ren)1||677||21|
|No child(ren) and parenting responsibilities||800||25|
|Relationship to abuser|
|Dating or ex-dating relationship||210||7|
|Relative (e.g., parent, child)||199||6|
|Total women admitted due to abuse||3,222||100|
1. It is not known if women admitted without their children had custody of those children at the time of admittance.
2. 'Other' includes all other relationships not otherwise classified.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Transition Home Survey, 2007/2008.
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