Table 3
Self-reported violent victimization in previous 12 months, by selected demographic and social characteristics, Canada's territories, 2009

Table 3
Self-reported violent victimization in previous 12 months, by selected demographic and social characteristics, Canada's territories, 2009
Victim characteristics number rateNote 1
Sex  
FemaleNote 6,445Note E: Use with caution 178Note E: Use with caution
Male 7,479Note E: Use with caution 201Note E: Use with caution
Age  
15 to 34 yearsNote 7,542Note E: Use with caution 250Note E: Use with caution
35 and over 6,382Note E: Use with caution 147Note E: Use with caution
Marital status  
Married/common-lawNote 4,216Note E: Use with caution 103Note E: Use with caution
Separated/divorced/widowed Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published
Single 8,611Note E: Use with caution 341Note E: Use with cautionNote **
Aboriginal identity  
Aboriginal peopleNote 7,978Note E: Use with caution 252Note E: Use with caution
First Nations Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published
Métis Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published
Inuit 3,154Note E: Use with caution 235Note E: Use with caution
Non-Aboriginal people 5,946Note E: Use with caution 145Note E: Use with cautionNote *
Main activity  
EmployedNote 9,729Note E: Use with caution 214Note E: Use with caution
OtherNote 2 4,196Note E: Use with caution 153Note E: Use with caution
Highest level of schooling  
Postsecondary diplomaNote 6,612Note E: Use with caution 195Note E: Use with caution
High school diploma and/or some postsecondary 2,991Note E: Use with caution 160Note E: Use with caution
Some high school / elementary / no schooling 4,321Note E: Use with caution 217Note E: Use with caution
Household income  
Less than $30,000Note Note F: too unreliable to be published 522Note E: Use with caution
$30,000 to $99,999 3,712Note E: Use with caution 147Note E: Use with cautionNote **
$100,000 or more 3,967Note E: Use with caution 148Note E: Use with cautionNote **
Place of birth  
TerritoriesNote 6,825Note E: Use with caution 176Note E: Use with caution
Outside territories 7,052Note E: Use with caution 212Note E: Use with caution
Activity limitations  
Limited in activitiesNote 7,648Note E: Use with caution 310Note E: Use with caution
No limitation 6,276Note E: Use with caution 129Note E: Use with cautionNote **
Number of evening activities (per month)Note 3  
Less than 20Note 3,899Note E: Use with caution 138Note E: Use with caution
20 to 44 5,825Note E: Use with caution 202Note E: Use with caution
45 or more 4,200Note E: Use with caution 334Note **
5 or more alcoholic drinks in one sitting (past month)  
NoneNote 4,999Note E: Use with caution 106Note E: Use with caution
1 to 3 5,659Note E: Use with caution 327Note E: Use with cautionNote **
More than 3 3,077Note E: Use with caution 414Note E: Use with cautionNote **
Use of drugs  
Never use drugsNote 6,273 112
Use drugsNote 4 7,651Note E: Use with caution 461Note E: Use with cautionNote **
reference category
E use with caution
F too unreliable to be published
* significantly different from reference category (p<0.1)
** significantly different from reference category (p<0.05)
1. Rates are calculated per 1,000 population aged 15 years and older.
2. Includes looking for paid work, going to school, caring for children or others, household work, retired, maternity/paternity leave, long term illness, volunteering, etc.
3. Respondents may report more than one activity for one evening. For example, three evening activities would be counted for a person who, in the same evening, visits friends, goes to a restaurant, and then to a bar.
4. Includes respondents who reported having used drugs either on a regular or occasional basis.
Note: Excludes all incidents of spousal sexual and physical assault.
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2009.
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