Table 3.3
Senior victims (65 years and older) of family violence, by sex and level of injury, Canada, 2009

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Senior victims (65 years and older) of family violence, by sex and level of injury, Canada, 2009
Level of injury Total Sex of victim
Female Male
  number percent number percent number percent
No injuries 1 1,366 60 838 61 528 58
Minor physical injuries 2 869 38 515 37 354 39
Major physical injuries 3 39 2 20 1 19 2
Death 10 0 8 1 2 0
Unknown 143 ... 86 ... 57 ...
Total 2,427 100 1,467 100 960 100
Includes incidents that did not involve the use of weapons or physical force as well as those in which no visible injuries were noted by police.
Refers to injuries that required no professional medical treatment or only some first injury aid (e.g., bandage, ice).
Refers to injuries that required professional medical attention at the scene or transportation to a medical facility.
Percentages may not add up due to rounding. Excludes incidents where the sex and/or age of the victim was unknown. In 2009, data from the Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey covered 99% of the population of Canada.
Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.
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