New study: 1 in 6 US high school students are cyberbullied

A new study shows that 16% of US high school students are cyberbullied. I wonder what the percentage of bullies is…

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May 5, 2013
16 Percent of U.S. High Schoolers Victims of Cyberbullying: Study
About 1 in 6 reported being targeted within past year
HealthDay News

SUNDAY, May 5 (HealthDay News) — About 16 percent of U.S. high school students are victims of cyberbullying, according to a new study.

The study also found that many high school students spend hours a day playing video games or using a computer for something other than schoolwork.

Researchers analyzed data collected from more than 15,000 public and private high school students who took part in a yearly survey on risky youth behaviors in 2011. They found that one in six of the students said they had been a target of cyberbullying within the past 12 months.
Girls were more than twice as likely to be targeted than boys — about 22 percent versus 11 percent — and whites were more than twice as likely to be victims as blacks, according to the study, which is being presented Sunday at the Pediatric Academic Societies’ annual meeting in Washington, D.C. [READ FULL STORY]


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