Data, english version

Number of emergency department contacts due to violence, female patients 1995-2003: The table shows the number of women who contact an emergency department because of violent injuries, each year. The emergency department contacts are registered in the National Patient Register. The register contains information about all hospital contacts in Denmark.
Table
Figure

Emergency department contacts because of violence, per 100.000 women over 15 years of age: The incidence (number of contacts per 100.000 women) is computed in order to estimate the impact of violence in different age groups. The emergency department contacts are registered in the National Patient Register. The register contains information about all hospital contacts in Denmark.
Table
Figure

The percentage distribution of violent injuries and accidental injuries according to a number of characteristics. All emergency department contacts over the period 1995-2003 are distributed according to time and place of occurrence, injured body part etc. The table displays important differences between violence and accidents. The emergency department contacts are registered in the National Patient Register. The register contains information about all hospital contacts in Denmark.
Table

The development in head injuries among women due to accidents and violence, by place of occurrence, 1995-2003. Violence result in head injury more often than accidents, and among women, the home is more often the place of occurrence for violence than for accidents. The emergency department contacts are registered in the National Patient Register. The register contains information about all hospital contacts in Denmark.
Table
Figure

Data from five emergency departments contain more detailed information about place of occurrence etc. The information is extracted from the emergency department records. Place of occurrence, hospital contacts due to violence, five emergency departments, 1999-2000.
Table
Figure

Data from five emergency departments contain more detailed information about perpetrator, place of occurrence etc. The information is extracted from the emergency department records. Perpetrator and place of occurrence, hospital contacts due to violence, five emergency departments, 1999-2000.
Table
Figure

Survey Data

In the Danish health interview Survey (the Health and Morbidity Survey 2000), respondents have been asked whether they have experienced any form of physical violence during the past year or ever. Women exposed to physical violence within the past year, Health and Morbidity Survey 2000. By age groups.
Table

The Health and Morbidity Survey contains information on a number of issues for respondents, e.g. labour market affiliation. The table compares victims of violence with the entire adult female population in Denmark. All respondents and victims by labour market association and age, 2000.
Table A

The Health and Morbidity Survey contains information on a number of issues for respondents, e.g. length of education. The table compares victims of violence with the entire adult female population in Denmark. The severity of the violence and the victim's length of education.
Table B

The Health and Morbidity Survey contains information on a number of issues for respondents, e.g. marital status. The table compares victims of violence with the entire adult female population in Denmark. Marital status for victims and all female respondents.
Table C

The Health and Morbidity Survey contains information on a number of issues for respondents, e.g. whether they have been sexually abused previously. The table compares victims of violence with the entire adult female population in Denmark. The percentage that had been sexually abused.
Table D

The Health and Morbidity Survey contains information on a number of issues for respondents, e.g. whether they have children living with them. The table compares victims of violence with the entire adult female population in Denmark. Percentage with children living with them.
Table E

9th grade pupils in Denmark were interviewed in 2002 regarding numerous issues, predominantly in the field of sexual abuse. They were also asked whether they or their parents had been exposed to violence. The answers are divided by gender. Questions regarding violence in the 9th grade survey.
Table

Data from shelters

Statistics from shelters regard all women moving into a shelter. Upon arrival they have been asked - among other items - about their relationship with the perpetrator. Women staying at shelters by age group and perpetrator.
Table

All women who contact a shelter, asked a few questions, regardless of whether they move into the shelter or not. Contacts to shelters by age and nationality.
Table

Causes of death

The number of violent deaths, where the deceased is a woman over the age of 15, is shown in the table. The figures are shown by year and age group of the victim. The figures are drawn from the Mortality Register and may not be identical with police records, as they reflect the MD's judgement on the cause of death rather than the police judgement. Violence related deaths (homicides), women 1990-2000.
Table
Figure

Police reports on violence

From the police register it can be deducted, how many cases of violence against women are reported to the police. Police reports on violence against women, 2002, by sections of the penal act and the victim's age.
Table

From the police register it can be deducted, how many cases of rape women are reported to the police. Rapes and attempted rapes, 2002, by age groups.
Table A

The victim statistics contain information about violence against women and the victim-perpetrator relationship. Episodes of violence against women, according to the victim-perpetrator relationship and the severity of the violence.


The victim statistics contain information about violence against women and the place of occurrence. The severity of the violence is stated by three categories. Episodes of violence against women, according to the place of occurrence and the severity of the violence.


The victim statistics has been applied in a computation of the share of women having experienced physical violence or threats within the past 12 months. The table is divided along age groups
Table B

The victim statistics also contain information on perpetrators along several characteristics, age, gender, etc. The victim-perpetrator relationship among women exposed to physical violence within the past year, by age groups.
Table C

The Crime Statistics is the administrative system used by the police, linked to different registers of Statistics Denmark. From this a number of features can be deducted, e.g. whether victim and perpetrator have lived together and their labour force affiliation. Labour force affiliation among victims of violence, 2001 and 2002 compared with the entire female population in Denmark 2002.
Table

The Crime Statistics is the administrative system used by the police, linked to different registers of Statistics Denmark. From this a number of features can be deducted, e.g. labour force affiliation. Detailed labour market affiliation, victims 2001 and 2002, compared to the entire female population, 2002.
Table A

The Crime Statistics is the administrative system used by the police, linked to different registers of Statistics Denmark. From this a number of features can be deducted, e.g. the labour force affiliation of perpetrators. Labour market affiliation, perpetrators 2001 and 2002, compared to the entire male population, 2002
Table B

Some victims report the violence to the police, others contact an emergency department because of their injuries. Yet others do both. The figure displays the three shares of the total number of victims. The figures are a result of a linkage of registers and the main conclusion is, that the total amount of victims of severe physical violence against women in Denmark is approximately 6.500 per year. Number of victims of violence, 2001-2002.
Figure