Child Maltreatment Surveillance Indicator Framework

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Percentage (%) of the population aged 15+ who, before age 15, was sexually abused (forced/attempted forced sexual activity/touching) 1+ times by an adult (18+)

Definition Estimated percentage (%) of the population aged 15+ who report experiencing, before age 15, sexual abuse by an adult
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): population aged 15 years and older who experienced sexual abuse before the age of 15; 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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