Trends in bullying, physical fighting, and weapon carrying among 6th- through 10th-grade students from 1998 to 2010: findings from a national study.

@article{Perlus2014TrendsIB,
  title={Trends in bullying, physical fighting, and weapon carrying among 6th- through 10th-grade students from 1998 to 2010: findings from a national study.},
  author={Jessamyn G. Perlus and Ashley Brooks-Russell and Jing Wang and Ronald J Iannotti},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2014},
  volume={104 6},
  pages={1100-6}
}
OBJECTIVES We examined trends from 1998 to 2010 in bullying, bullying victimization, physical fighting, and weapon carrying and variations by gender, grade level, and race/ethnicity among US adolescents. METHODS The Health Behavior in School-Aged Children surveys of nationally representative samples of students in grades 6 through 10 were completed in 1998 (n = 15,686), 2002 (n = 14,818), 2006 (n = 9229), and 2010 (n = 10,926). We assessed frequency of bullying behaviors, physical fighting… CONTINUE READING
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