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Spousal homicide rates, by sex of the victim, 1979 to 2009

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Chart 4 Spousal homicide rates, by sex of the victim, 1979 to 2009

Notes: Spouses include legally married, common-law, separated, and divorced persons age 15 years or older. Excludes same-sex spouses due to the unavailability of Census data on same-sex couples.
Sources: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Homicide Survey.

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