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Research Article

Violence against Women: An Exploration of the Physical and Mental Health Trends among Immigrant and Refugee Women in Canada

Table 5

Physical violence since the age of 15 years.

Physical violence since the age of 15 yearsIranian group Sri Lankan group
Yes
In the home country
(%)
Yes
In Canada
(%)
No
(%)
No response
(%)
Yes
In the home country
(%)
Yes
In Canada
(%)
No
(%)
No response
(%)

By a family member5
(16.7)
021
(70.0)
4
(13.3)
8
(26.7)
1
(3.33)
20
(66.7)
1
(3.33)
By a government official0021
(70.0)
9
(30.0)
1
(3.33)
020
(66.7)
9
(30.0)
By rebels/opposition forces0021
(70.0)
9
(30.0)
0020
(66.7)
10
(33.3)
Community official1
(3.33)
021
(70.0)
8
(26.7)
2
(6.67)
020
(66.7)
8
(26.7)
Refugee centre official0021 (70.0)9
(30.0)
0020 (66.7)10
(33.3)
Other individual3
(10.0)
06
(20.0)
21
(70.0)
0020
(66.7)
10
(33.3)

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