Table D
Senior victims (65 years and older) of family violence, by sex and level of injury, Canada, 2008

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Senior victims (65 years and older) of family violence, by sex and level of injury, Canada, 2008
Level of injury Total Sex of victim
Female Male
  number percent number percent number percent
No injuries 1 1,232 55 756 55 476 56
Minor physical injuries 2 806 36 495 36 311 37
Major physical injuries 3 58 3 36 3 22 3
Death 13 1 7 1 6 1
Unknown 117 5 85 6 32 4
Total 2,226 100 1,379 100 847 100
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 2008, data from the Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey covered 98% of the population of Canada.
Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.
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