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Table 1 Prevalence of bullying victimization and cyberbullying by sex and ethnicity

From: The role of family and school-level factors in bullying and cyberbullying: a cross-sectional study

GBS measures of bullying victimization
Bullying victimization either frequent or distressing Whole sample White British White Other Asian/Asian British Black/Black British Mixed Ethnicity Other Ethnic group
  N % n % n % n % n % n % n %
 Male 948 32.1 350 30.33% 89 33.71% 261 32.42% 122 31.44% 72 35.82% 54 38.57
 Female 1262 38.16 528 38.68% 108 39.42% 270 35.67% 191 41.70% 96 41.20% 69 31.36
Severe bullying victimization
  Whole sample White British White Other Asian/Asian British Black/Black British Mixed Ethnicity Other Ethnic group
  N % n % n % n % n % n % n %
 Male 295 9.99% 98 8.49% 31 11.74% 93 11.55% 28 7.22% 23 11.44% 22 15.71%
 Female 450 13.61% 168 12.31% 45 16.42% 95 12.55% 80 17.47% 33 14.16% 29 13.18%
Cyberbullying measures
Cyberbullying perpetration Whole sample White British White Other Asian/Asian British Black/Black British Mixed Ethnicity Other Ethnic group
  N % n % n % n % n % n % n %
 Male 34 1.13 8 0.68% 6 2.23% 5 0.61% 6 1.53% 9 4.50% 0 0
 Female 15 0.45 6 0.44% 1 0.35% 2 0.26% 4 0.84% 0 0.0% 2 0.89%
Cyberbullying victimization
  Whole sample White British White Other Asian/Asian British Black/Black British Mixed Ethnicity Other Ethnic group
  N % n % n % n % n % n % n %
 Male 58 1.94 15 1.28% 9 3.38% 17 2.10% 11 2.78% 4 1.96% 2 1.44%
 Female 150 4.48 71 5.18% 15 5.38% 23 3.00% 23 4.88% 7 2.95% 11 4.95%
  1. The table shows number and percentage of students who reported bullying victimization (frequent or distressing) and severe bullying (frequently and distressing, cyberbullying of others (cyberbullying perpetration) and those who report having frequently been victims of cyberbullying (Cyberbullying victimization)