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Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2010
NCES 2011-002
November 2010


Table 11.2.

Percentage of students ages 1218 who reported being bullied at school during the school year, by location of bullying and selected student and school characteristics: 2007


      Location of bullying  
Student or school characteristic Total   Inside school Outside on school grounds   School bus   Somewhere else  
                   
Total 32.2   78.9 22.7   8.0   3.9  
                   
Sex                  
Male 30.6   77.5 25.1   8.3   2.6  
Female 33.7   80.2 20.4   7.7   5.0  
                   
Race/ethnicity1                  
White 34.6   79.5 22.7   8.8   3.8  
Black 30.9   82.2 19.1   8.2   2.4 !
Hispanic 27.6   74.8 22.7   4.5   6.2  
Asian 18.1   79.7 20.6 !    
Other 34.6   70.0 39.4      
                   
Grade                  
6th 42.9   68.2 28.4   14.5   1.8 !
7th 35.7   80.8 23.5   9.8   2.8 !
8th 37.3   79.5 20.5   9.6   4.1  
9th 30.8   83.2 18.9   5.5   3.5 !
10th 28.4   77.6 22.6   7.2   6.9  
11th 29.3   81.6 20.1   4.1 ! 4.7  
12th 23.5   79.4 28.1   3.5 ! 3.4 !
                   
Urbanicity                  
Urban        
Suburban        
Rural        
                   
Sector                  
Public 32.4   78.9 22.8   8.5   4.0  
Private 29.4   79.0 21.4      
! Interpret data with caution.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
1 Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Other includes American Indian, Alaska Native, Pacific Islander, and two or more races.
NOTE: Table was revised on June 30, 2010. “At school” includes the school building, on school property, on a school bus, or going to and from school. For more information, please see appendix A. Location totals may sum to more than 100 because students could have been bullied in more than one location. In 2007, 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.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey, 2007.
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