Table 2
Students at Canadian military colleges who witnessed unwanted sexualized or discriminatory behaviours in a postsecondary setting in the past 12 months, by actions taken and reasons for not taking action and gender, 2019


Table 2
Students at Canadian military colleges who witnessed unwanted sexualized or discriminatory behaviours in a postsecondary setting in the past 12 months, by actions taken and reasons for not taking action and gender, 2019
Table summary
This table displays the results of Students at Canadian military colleges who witnessed unwanted sexualized or discriminatory behaviours in a postsecondary setting in the past 12 months. The information is grouped by Actions taken and reasons for not taking action (appearing as row headers), Unwanted sexualized behaviours, Discriminatory behaviours, Men, Women, percent and 95% confidence interval, calculated using from and to units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Actions taken and reasons for not taking action Unwanted sexualized behavioursTable 2 Note 1 Discriminatory behavioursTable 2 Note 2
MenTable 2 Note  Women MenTable 2 Note  Women
percent 95% confidence interval percent 95% confidence interval percent 95% confidence interval percent 95% confidence interval
from to from to from to from to
Actions taken
Took action in at least one instance 57 51 62 74Note * 65 80 49 42 56 67Note * 57 76
Spoke to the person(s) responsible for the behaviour 85 79 90 85 76 90 92 84 96 83 71 91
Spoke to the person(s) targeted by the behaviour 51 43 58 47 37 57 43 32 54 46 35 58
Reported the behaviour to the school Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Intervene and separate those involved 26 20 33 13Note * 8 22 20 13 31 Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Created a distraction to stop the situation 35 28 43 36 27 47 22 14 33 26 17 39
Asked others to step in as a group 9 6 14 Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Spoke to someone at a service run by the school Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Spoke to someone at a service run by students Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Spoke to someone outside school Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Shared on social media Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Called a crisis line Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Called school security Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Called the police or the military police Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Called the Sexual Misconduct Response Centre (SMRC) Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Took some other action 12 8 17 Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Action not taken
Did not take action in at least one instance 94 91 96 91 85 95 77 71 83 77 67 85
Didn't think it was serious enough 85 80 88 65Note * 55 73 68 59 75 40Note * 29 52
Felt taking action would endanger the person targeted by the behaviour 6 4 10 Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Felt worried for their own safety Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Didn't think it was their responsibility 10 7 14 16 10 24 Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Felt there could be negative consequences for themselves or others 9 6 13 19Note * 12 27 Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 26 17 38
Believed others were taking action 6 4 10 Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
The targeted person asked them not to take action 6 4 10 17Note * 11 25 Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Didn't know what to do 12 9 16 25Note * 17 34 17 11 25 34Note * 24 47
Felt uncomfortable 12 9 17 31Note * 23 40 19 13 27 39Note * 28 51
Worried that taking action would affect peer relationships 13 9 17 20 14 28 15 10 22 23 15 34
Worried about what others would think of them 10 7 14 17 11 26 12 7 18 Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Other reasons 22 18 28 24 17 32 19 13 27 Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
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