Table 1.5
Victims of self-reported spousal violence within the past 5 years, by type of violence, 1999, 2004 and 2009

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Victims of self-reported spousal violence within the past 5 years, by type of violence, 1999, 2004 and 2009
Type of violence 1999 2004 2009 1
  number (thousands) percent number (thousands) percent number (thousands) percent
Threatened to hit, threw something 158 12.7 * 152 12.7 * 213 18.0
Pushed, grabbed, shoved, slapped 375 30.3 448 37.4 411 34.7
Kicked, bit, hit, hit with something 311 25.1 251 20.9 290 24.5
Sexually assaulted, beaten, choked, threatened with a gun or knife 388 31.3 * 342 28.5 262 22.1
Total 1,239 100 1,200 100 1,186 100
*
significant difference from reference group (p < 0.05)
1.
Reference group.
Note(s):
Includes legally married, common-law, same-sex, separated and divorced spouses. Excludes data from the Northwest Territories, Yukon and Nunavut.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 1999, 2004 and 2009.
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