Table 1.2
Victims of self-reported spousal violence within the past 5 years, by sex, 2009

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Victims of self-reported spousal violence within the past 5 years, by sex, 2009
Status of spousal relationship Male Female 1 Total
  number (thousands) percent number (thousands) percent number (thousands) percent
Current relationship 2  
Yes 393 4.4 267 3.2 661 3.8
No 8,423 93.9 7,970 95.2 16,393 94.5
Previous relationship 3  
Yes 195 14.2 * 339 20.1 534 17.4
No 1,163 84.4 1,335 79.0 2,498 81.4
Current and previous relationship  
Yes 585 6.0 601 6.4 1,186 6.2
No 8,937 92.3 8,670 92.1 17,608 92.2
*
significant difference from reference group (p < 0.05)
1.
Reference group.
2.
Includes legally married, common-law and same-sex spouses.
3.
Includes those separated from a legal marriage, common-law or same-sex relationship as well as divorced spouses.
Note(s):
Responses of "Don't know" and "Not stated" are not listed, therefore, the sum of percentages may not add up to 100%. Excludes data from the Northwest Territories, Yukon and Nunavut.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2009.
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