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National Statistics - 2010/11 Scottish Crime and Justice Survey: Partner Abuse

DescriptionResults from the Partner Abuse module of the 2010/11 Scottish Crime and Justice Survey.
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Official Print Publication DateDecember 2011
Website Publication DateDecember 20, 2011

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ISBN 978 1 78045 558 7 (Web publication only)
DPPAS 12360

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A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

Contents

SCJS publications
Conventions used in figures and tables

Executive Summary

1 Introduction
1.1 Partner abuse in the SCJS
1.2 The structure of the report

2 The Extent of Partner Abuse
2.1 Summary
2.2 Introduction
2.3 Presence of a partner
2.4 Risk of partner abuse
2.5 Risk of partner abuse - comparison over time
2.6 Variation in risk
2.7 Number of incidents experienced
2.8 Stalking and harassment by (ex) partners

3 The Nature and Impact of Partner Abuse
3.1 Summary
3.2 Introduction
3.3 Form of abuse experienced - psychological abuse
3.4 Form of abuse experienced - physical abuse
3.5 Partner details
3.6 Presence of children
3.7 Impact of incidents
3.8 Perceptions of incidents
3.9 Domestic abuse - perceptions of being a victim

4 Reporting Incidents
4.1 Summary
4.2 Introduction
4.3 Who was informed about the most recent / only incident
4.4 Reporting to the police
4.5 Reasons for not informing the police
4.6 Level of satisfaction with the police

Annex 1 Data Tables - Experience of Partner Abuse
Annex 2 Self-completion Questionnaire Method

FIGURES
Chapter 2
Figure 2.1: Risk of experiencing at least one form of partner abuse
Figure 2.2: Number of partner abuse incidents experienced in the last 12 months

Chapter 3
Figure 3.1: Gender of the offender(s) in any incident of partner abuse experienced since the age of 16; in the most recent / only incident experienced in the last 12 months
Figure 3.2: Most common impacts of most recent / only partner abuse experienced in the last 12 months - psychological
Figure 3.3: Most common impacts of most recent / only partner abuse experienced in the last 12 months - physical
Figure 3.4: Whether most recent / only experience of partner abuse experienced in the last 12 months was considered a crime
Figure 3.5: % in each group considering self to have been victim of domestic abuse (self-defined) / experienced partner abuse ( SCJS 2009/10 definition)

Chapter 4
Figure 4.1: Most common people or organisations told about the most recent / only incident of partner abuse in the last 12 months
Figure 4.2: Whether police came to know about the most recent / only incident of partner abuse in the last 12 months
Figure 4.3: Most common reasons most recent / only partner abuse experienced in the last 12 months was not reported

TABLES
Chapter 2
Table 2.1: % of adults in each group experiencing any psychological / physical partner abuse in the last 12 months

Chapter 3
Table 3.1: Form of psychological abuse experienced since the age of 16
Table 3.2: Form of physical abuse experienced since the age of 16