Table 5.8
Senior victims of family-related homicide, by sex of victim and type of motive, Canada, 2001 to 2011

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Table 5.8 Senior victims of family-related homicide, by sex of victim and type of motive, Canada, 2001 to 2011
Table summary
This table displays the results of table 5.8 senior victims of family-related homicide. The information is grouped by type of motive (appearing as row headers), female victims, male victims and total, calculated using number, percent and number units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Type of motive Female victims Male victims Total
number percent number percent number percent
Frustration, anger or despair 46 41 10 19 56 34
Argument 23 21 19 35 42 25
No apparent motiveNote 1 18 16 15 28 33 20
Financial gainNote 2 7 6 3 6 10 6
Mercy killing or assisted suicide 7 6 1 2 8 5
Revenge 3 3 2 4 5 3
Jealousy 2 2 2 4 4 2
OtherNote 3 5 5 2 4 7 4
Unknown 11 Note ...: not applicable 5 Note ...: not applicable 16 Note ...: not applicable
Total 122 100 59 100 181 100
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