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Table 3
Routine precautions taken to avoid victimization 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
Used any of the routine precautions below 77 91 64* 5.73*
Carried something to defend yourself or alert other people 14 21 8* 3.05*
Locked the car doors for personal safety when alone in the car 62 80 44* 4.98*
Checked the back seat for intruders when alone and returning to your car 47 64 31* 4.03*
Planned your route with safety in mind 47 60 34* 2.98*
* statistically significant difference between men and women at p < 0.05
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2004.