Table 1.3
Victims of self-reported spousal violence within the past 12 months, by sex, 2009

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Victims of self-reported spousal violence within the past 12 months, by sex, 2009
Status of spousal relationship Male Female 1 Total
  number (thousands) percent number (thousands) percent number (thousands) percent
Current relationship 2  
Yes 121 1.3 111 1.3 232 1.3
No 8,850 98.7 8,257 98.7 17,107 98.6
Previous relationship 3  
Yes 35 2.5 69 4.1 104 3.4
No 1,343 97.5 1,622 95.9 2,966 96.6
Current and previous relationship  
Yes 155 1.6 178 1.9 334 1.7
No 9,530 98.4 9,233 98.1 18,763 98.3
*
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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