Child Maltreatment Surveillance Indicator Framework

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Percentage (%) of the population aged 15+ who, before age 15, experienced physical or sexual abuse and/or exposure to violence by an adult (18+)

Definition Estimated percentage (%) of the population aged 15+ who report experiencing, before age 15, any of these three types of childhood violence: physical or sexual abuse by an adult and/or exposure to violence by parents or guardians
Data Source GSS - Victimization (2014)
Data Available Sex, 10-year age group, 5-level highest education attained, Household income quartile, Province, Population centre/rural area, Immigration status, Indigenous status, Ethnic group
Estimate Calculation Numerator (weighted estimate): Number of people aged 15 years and older who, before age 15, experienced physical or sexual abuse by someone 18+, and/or exposure to violence by parents/guardians; Denominator: Total population, aged 15 years and older
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Suggested Citation

Centre for Surveillance and Applied Research, Public Health Agency of Canada. Child Maltreatment Surveillance Indicator Framework (CMSIF) Data Tool, 2020 Edition. Public Health Infobase. Ottawa (ON): Public Health Agency of Canada, 2020.

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