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Table 2
Perceptions of personal safety among 25 to 54 year olds living in a CMA, by gender, 2004

  Total Women Men Odds of women compared to men
percentage odds ratio
Feel somewhat or very unsafe walking alone after dark 15 24 7* 4.23*
Somewhat or very worried when home alone in the evening 22 30 15* 2.49*
* statistically significant difference between men and women at p < 0.05
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2004.