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- Current partners: More men DV victims
303,000 men (54%), 259,000 women (last 5 years). 190,000 men, 121,000 women kicked, hit, bitten, hit with an object, beaten or choked. 51,000 men, 30,000 women slapped.
- All partners: 44% men
690,000 women (56%), 259,000 men (last 5 years)
- Overall rates similar
PrevalenceDV in last 5 years: 8% for women, 5% for men.
- In the last year: Overall rates similar
PrevalenceDV in last year: 3% for women, 2% for men.
- Men: 38-50% in Canada, U.S., Great Britain
Canada: Women 3%, men 2%; U.S. 1.3% to 0.9%' Britain both 4.2%
- Men more likely to sustain major injury or death in reported DV
Of incidents reported to police, 3% of men and only 2% of women sustained major physical injury or death.
- Women report more often, men report more serious offenses
Similar proportions of men and women reported stalking. Men are victims in 30% of more serious crimes like murder in the second degree, aggravated assault and extortion.
- 82% of DV against men not reported to police
Of those reported to police, 50% were reported, not by the man but by someone else. 78% of reported DV against women was reported by the victim
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