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    Survey on Elder Abuse in Québec

    Type of survey

    Cross-sectional survey with provincial representativeness.

    Targeted population

    Persons aged 65 and over living at home in Quebec and able to answer a telephone questionnaire for themselves.

    Persons residing in the regions of Terres-Cries-de-la-Baie-James and Nunavik and those living on a reserve or in an institutional collective household are not covered by the survey.

    Sample

    8,860 people

    Themes

    Mistreatment, physical neglect, material and financial abuse, psychological abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse, previous experience of abuse, factors associated to mistreatment, characteristics of abusers, actions that seniors took after experiencing mistreatment.