Table 4.2
Percentage of spousal violence victims whose victimization came to the attention of police, by sex of victim and other victim characteristics, Canada, 2009

Table 4.2 Percentage of spousal violence victims whose victimization came to the attention of police, by sex of victim and other victim characteristics, Canada, 2009
Table summary
This table displays the results of table 4.2 percentage of spousal violence victims whose victimization came to the attention of police. The information is grouped by victim characteristics (appearing as row headers), female victims and male victims, calculated using percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Victim characteristics Female victims Male victims
percent
Age of victim (years)  
15 to 24† 36Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published
25 to 34 28Note E: Use with caution 12Note E: Use with caution
35 and older 30 16
Education  
High school or less† 41 16Note E: Use with caution
Some post-secondary 28Note * 16Note E: Use with caution
University 25Note E: Use with cautionNote * Note F: too unreliable to be published
Household income  
Less than $30,000† 45 Note F: too unreliable to be published
$30,000 to $99,999 30Note * 18Note E: Use with caution
$100,000 or more Note F: too unreliable to be published 9Note E: Use with caution
Visible minority  
Yes† 28Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published
No 31 12
Immigrant  
Yes† 34Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published
No 29 13
Aboriginal person  
Yes† 38Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published
No 30 13
E use with caution
F too unreliable to be published
reference category
* significantly different from reference category (p < 0.05)
Note: Includes legally married, common-law, same-sex, separated and divorced spouses who experienced spousal violence within the previous 5 years. Data from the Northwest Territories, Yukon and Nunavut were collected using a different methodology and are therefore excluded.
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2009.
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