Table 12
Self-reported spousal violence for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal populations, aged 15 and over, Canada, 2009

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Table 12
Self-reported spousal violence for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal populations, aged 15 and over, Canada, 2009
Table summary
This table displays the results of Self-reported spousal violence for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal populations. The information is grouped by Victims of spousal violence appearing as row headers and is grouped by Aboriginal women, Non-Aboriginal women appearing as column headers, calculated using percentage as a unit of measure.
Victims of spousal violence Aboriginal
women
Non-Aboriginal
women
percentage
Percentage who reported being physically or sexually victimized by a spouse* in the previous 5 years 15E 6
Of those who had been physically or sexually victimized by a spouse in the
previous 5 years, percentage who reported that they.
had been sexually assaulted, beaten, choked, threatened with a gun or knife 48E 32
sustained an injury 58 41
feared for their life 52E 31
E Use with caution
* significantly different from estimate for total Canadian women at p<0.05
Note: Includes legally married, common-law and same-sex spouses, those separated from such unions and divorced spouses.
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2009.
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