Percentage of students ages 12-18 who reported being bullied at school during the previous 6 months, by location of bullying and injury: 2005
1 Injury includes bruises or swelling; cuts, scratches, or scrapes; black eye
or bloody nose; teeth chipped or knocked out; broken bones or internal
injuries; knocked unconscious; or other injuries. Only students who reported
that their bullying incident constituted being pushed, shoved, tripped, or spit
on were asked if they suffered injuries as a result of the incident.
NOTE: "At school" includes the school building, on school property, on a
school bus, or going to and from school. In 2005, the unit response rate for
this survey did not meet NCES statistical standards; therefore, interpret the
data with caution. For more information, please see appendix A. Population
size for students ages 12–18 is 25,811,000 in 2005. Location totals may sum
to more than 100 because students could have been bullied in more than
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, School
Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey, 2005.