Senior victims of police-reported violent crime, by family and non-family violence and level of injury, Canada, 2010
|Level of injury||FamilyNote 1||Non-familyNote 2||Total|
|No injuriesNote 3||1,603||61||3,761||70||5,364||67|
|Minor physical injuriesNote 4||971||37||1,486||28||2,457||31|
|Major physical injuries/deathNote 5||69||3||151||3||220||3|
|UnknownNote 6||147||Note …: not applicable||278||Note …: not applicable||425||Note …: not applicable|
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1. Family violence refers to violence committed by spouses (legally married, separated, divorced, and common-law partners), children, siblings, and extended family.
2. Non-family violence refers to violence committed by friends, dating partners, casual acquaintances, business relationships, criminal relationships, authority figures, and strangers.
3. Includes incidents that did not involve the use of weapons or physical force as well as those in which no visible injuries were noted by police.
4. Refers to injuries that required no professional medical treatment or only some first aid (e.g., bandage, ice).
5. Refers to injuries that required professional medical attention at the scene or transportation to a medical facility or injuries that result in death.
6. Unknown injuries have been excluded in the calculation of percentages.
Note: Senior victims refer to those aged 65 to 89 years. Percentages have been calculated excluding unknown injuries. Percentages may not add up due to rounding. Excludes incidents where the sex and/or age of the victim was unknown.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.
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