Table 3.2
Canadians' self-perceived health and well-being, by sex and self-reported victimization experiences, 2009

Table 3.2 Canadians' self-perceived health and well-being, by sex and self-reported victimization experiences, 2009
Table summary
This table displays the results of table 3.2 canadians' self-perceived health and well-being. The information is grouped by self-perceived health and well-being (appearing as row headers), victims of spousal violence, victims of non-spousal violence, non-victims, female, male and total, calculated using percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Self-perceived health and well-being Victims of spousal violenceNote 1 Victims of non-spousal violenceNote 2 Non-victimsNote 
FemaleNote  Male Total FemaleNote  Male Total FemaleNote  Male Total
percent
Physical health  
Excellent or very good 54 57 55 58 63 61 62 63 62
Good 28Note E: Use with caution 29Note E: Use with caution 28 25 28 26 25 26 26
Fair or poor 18Note E: Use with caution 14Note E: Use with caution 16Note E: Use with caution 16 9Note * 12 13 10Note * 12
Mental health  
Excellent or very good 52Note ** 68Note * 60Note ** 65Note ** 73Note * 69Note ** 73 74 73
Good 33Note ** 22Note E: Use with caution 28 24 20 22 21 21 21
Fair or poor 14Note E: Use with cautionNote ** Note F: too unreliable to be published 12Note E: Use with cautionNote ** 11Note ** 7Note E: Use with caution 9Note ** 5 4Note * 5
Level of everyday stress  
Not at all or not very stressful 9Note E: Use with cautionNote ** Note F: too unreliable to be published 8Note E: Use with cautionNote ** 18Note ** 31Note *Note ** 25Note ** 34 37Note * 36
A bit stressful 38 46 41 41 37 38 42 40 41
Quite a bit or extremely stressful 53Note ** 47Note ** 50Note ** 41Note ** 32Note *Note ** 36Note ** 23 21Note * 22
Life satisfaction  
Satisfied 76Note ** 83Note ** 80Note ** 85Note ** 88Note ** 87Note ** 92 93Note * 92
Dissatisfied 22Note E: Use with cautionNote ** 17Note E: Use with cautionNote ** 20Note ** 15Note ** 11Note ** 13Note ** 7 6Note * 6
E use with caution
F too unreliable to be published
reference category
* significantly different from reference category, females (p < 0.05)
** significantly different from reference category, non-victims (p < 0.05)
1. Includes violence against legally married, common-law and same-sex spouses in the previous 12 months.
2. Includes violence against non-spousal family members, friends, acquaintances and strangers in the previous 12 months.
Note: Responses of 'Don't know' and 'Not stated' are not listed, and therefore, the sum of victims may not add up to the total listed. Excludes data from the Northwest Territories, Yukon and Nunavut.
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2009.
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