Victims of self-reported spousal violence (within the past 5 years) reporting the presence or absence of child witnesses, by type of violence, 2009
|Type of spousal violenceNote 1, Note 2||Children witnessed violence†||Children did not witness violence|
|Threatened to hit, threw something||59,740Note E: Use with caution||18Note E: Use with caution||69,777Note E: Use with caution||23|
|Pushed, grabbed, shoved, slapped||96,285||29||116,825||38|
|Kicked, bit, hit, hit with something||71,995Note E: Use with caution||21Note E: Use with caution||83,192Note E: Use with caution||27|
|Sexually assaulted, beaten, choked, threatened/assaulted with a gun or knife||103,692||31||36,928Note E: Use with caution||12Note E: Use with cautionNote *|
|Not stated/don't know||F||Note F: too unreliable to be published||F||Note F: too unreliable to be published|
† reference category
E use with caution
F too unreliable to be published
* significantly different from reference category (p < 0.05)
1. Includes only those spousal violence victims with one or more children. Excludes a small number of cases where the victim reported they were a victim of spousal violence by both a current and previous spouse or partner.
2. Spouse includes legally married, common-law, same-sex, separated and divorced spouses. Excludes dating relationships.
Note: Data from the Northwest Territories, Yukon and Nunavut were collected using a different methodology and are therefore excluded. Totals may not add to 100% due to rounding. Totals may not add to 100% due to not stated and don't know responses.
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2009.
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