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Table 4
Self-reported incidents of non-spousal violence, by selected characteristics and Aboriginal identity, Canada's ten provinces, 2009
Type of characteristic Aboriginal people Non-Aboriginal people
Number of offenders  
One 82 73
Two F 9
Three or more F 12
Don't know/not stated F 5E
Sex of the offender1  
Male 76 89
Female F 11
Don't know/not stated F F
Age of the offender1  
Less than 25 F 39
25 to 44 57 41
45 and over F 16
Don't know/not stated F F
Relationship of offender to the victim2  
Person known to the victim 68* 52
Stranger 32* 47
Location of the incident  
Private residence of the victim or other private residence 39 32
Commercial or institutional establishment 41E 39
Street or other public place F 26
Presence of a weapon  
Yes F 27
No 82* 70
Don't know/not stated F 3E
Did the incident cause injuries  
Yes F 18
No 82 82
Did the offender use drugs or alcohol  
Yes 67* 52
No F 38
Don't know/not stated F 10
reference category
E use with caution
F too unreliable to be published
* Significantly different from reference category (p<0.05)
1. Excludes incidents involving multiple offenders.
2. Where multiple offenders are involved in one incident, the person with the closest relationship to the victim is counted.
Notes: Totals may not add to 100% due to rounding. Includes incidents that occurred during the 12 months preceding the survey. Excludes data from the Northwest Territories, Yukon and Nunavut. Excludes all incidents of spousal sexual and physical assault.
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2009.
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