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Table 3 Bullying Victimization According Mental Health, Substance Use, Sexual Behavior, Weight, Selected Behaviors, and Asthma

From: Risk and protective factors associated with being bullied on school property compared with cyberbullied

  % Bullied among Cases % Bullied among non-Cases Cases to non-cases Bullied Ratio 95 % CI Cyber-bullied among Cases % Cyber-bullied among non-Cases Cases to non-cases Cyber-bullied Ratio 95 % CI Bullied to Cyber-bullied Ratio
Mental Health           
 Sad 2 wks past 12 mos 28.06 33.68 14.47 2.33 2.20–2.46 30.16 9.52 3.17 2.94–3.42 1.21
 Considered suicide 12 mos 15.40 39.38 16.25 2.42 2.29–2.56 35.17 11.60 3.03 2.81–3.27 1.19
 Made suicide plan 12 mos 12.31 40.53 16.93 2.39 2.27–2.52 35.16 12.51 2.81 2.60–3.04 1.21
 Attempted suicide 1+ times 12 mos 7.26 43.84 18.43 2.38 2.23–2.54 41.66 13.64 3.05 2.83–3.29 1.13
 Suicide attempt w/injury 12 mos 2.30 48.87 19.63 2.49 2.26–2.74 47.91 15.09 3.18 2.78–3.63 1.09
Substance Use           
 Smoked 1+ past 30 days 18.00 24.42 18.72 1.30 1.22–1.40 23.86 13.50 1.77 1.60–1.95 1.15
 Smoked cigarette before 13 10.11 26.21 19.02 1.38 1.28–1.49 21.90 14.59 1.50 1.34–1.68 1.24
 Had 1+ drinks past 30 days 38.84 21.31 18.60 1.15 1.07–1.22 20.38 12.12 1.68 1.52–1.86 1.23
 Had first drink before 13 20.06 24.76 18.79 1.32 1.24–1.40 19.41 14.78 1.31 1.22–1.42 1.27
 Used marijuana 1+ times past 30 days 22.45 21.07 19.46 1.08 1.02–1.15 20.68 13.86 1.49 1.37–1.62 1.17
 Tried marijuana before 13 7.96 24.18 19.48 1.24 1.14–1.35 20.28 15.03 1.35 1.21–1.50 1.24
 Took steroids 1+ times in life 3.33 33.73 19.42 1.74 1.56–1.93 32.93 14.95 2.20 1.94–2.50 1.11
Sexual Behavior           
 Had sex ever 46.80 19.91 19.79 1.01 0.94–1.07 19.41 12.04 1.61 1.48–1.75 1.26
 Had sex before 13 5.91 23.13 19.65 1.18 1.07–1.30 17.97 15.37 1.17 1.01–1.35 1.28
 Had sex with 4+ people in life 14.72 19.61 19.90 0.99 0.92–1.05 22.21 14.33 1.55 1.40–1.71 1.08
 Had sex with 1+ people 3 mos 34.09 19.62 19.99 0.98 0.92–1.05 20.32 13.04 1.56 1.44–1.68 1.19
Weight           
 Slightly/very overweight 29.18 24.11 18.13 1.33 1.26–1.40 18.48 14.30 1.29 1.19–1.40 1.29
 Trying to lose weight 45.99 22.89 17.33 1.32 1.26–1.38 19.37 12.22 1.59 1.47–1.71 1.27
 Fasted to lose weight past 30 days 11.86 34.54 17.88 1.93 1.80–2.07 32.78 13.10 2.50 2.32–2.70 1.14
 Took pills to lose weight past 30 days 5.01 35.54 19.05 1.87 1.72–2.02 34.54 14.55 2.37 2.14–2.63 1.11
 Vomited to lose weight past 30 days 4.19 37.23 19.07 1.95 1.80–2.12 40.52 14.45 2.81 2.56–3.07 1.02
Selected Behaviors           
 Ate breakfast on all of the past 7 days 37.93 18.51 21.20 0.87 0.81–0.94 12.77 17.58 0.73 0.67–0.79 1.31
 Active 60 min on 5+ past 7 days 48.47 18.80 20.99 0.90 0.84–0.96 14.12 16.97 0.83 0.78–0.89 1.28
 Watched 3+ hours of TV average day 32.57 20.36 19.65 1.04 0.98–1.10 14.76 15.95 0.93 0.85–1.01 1.30
 Played video games 3+ hours/day 31.99 22.99 18.40 1.25 1.18–1.32 18.46 13.93 1.32 1.23–1.43 1.28
 Played on 1+ sports teams 12 mos 57.09 19.31 20.75 0.93 0.89–0.98 15.49 15.69 0.99 0.91–1.07 1.28
Asthma           
 Told by doctor/nurse they had asthma 21.97 23.87 18.80 1.27 1.21–1.34 19.80 14.34 1.38 1.26–1.51 1.25
  1. Data source: Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), 2013