Table 1 General substance abuse by perpetrator gender (some perpetrators abused more than one drug type)

From: Intimate Partner Homicide in England and Wales 2011–2013: Pathways to Prediction from Multi-agency Domestic Homicide Reviews

Controlled drug type Total % (N = 175) Male % (N = 150) Female % (N = 25)
Alcohol 33.7 30.7 52.0
Heroin 6.3 6.0 8.0
Cocaine 7.4 7.3 8.0
Crack cocaine 4.6 4.3 4.0
Amphetemines 3.4 4.0 0
Other 5.7 6.7 0
None 58.9 60.7 48.0