Table 4.5
Reasons for reporting non-spousal violence to police, by sex of victim, Canada, 2009

Table 4.5 Reasons for reporting non-spousal violence to police, by sex of victim, Canada, 2009
Table summary
This table displays the results of table 4.5 reasons for reporting non-spousal violence to police. The information is grouped by reasons for reporting (appearing as row headers), female victims† and male victims, calculated using percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Reasons for reporting Female victims† Male victims
percent
Sense of duty 85 80
Stop the violence and receive protection 83 68Note *
Wanted perpetrator arrested/punished 71 74
On recommendation of someone else 26Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published
E use with caution
F too unreliable to be published
reference category
* significantly different from reference category (p < 0.05)
Note: Figures do not add to 100% due to multiple responses. 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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