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Table 1 Prevalence rates of workplace bullying in different countries [52] (p.33)

From: Effects of workplace bullying on Chinese children’s health, behaviours and school adjustment via parenting: study protocol for a longitudinal study

Year First author Country Occupations Sample size Prevalence rate (%)
2001 Voss [53] Sweden workers in postal service 3470 3.3
2004 Varhama [54] Finland municipal employees 1961 16.0
2007 Niedhammer [55] France various workers 7694 10.2 (past year)
2007 Matthiesen [56] Norway various workers 2215 8.3
2009 Ortega [57] Denmark various workers 3429 8.3 (past year)
2011 Giorgi [58] Italy various workers 3112 15.2
2011 Glaso [59] Norway bus drivers 1023 11 (past 6 months)
2011 Lallukka [60] Finland various city workers 7332 5 (current workplace)
2011 Notelaers [61] Belgium various workers 8985 8.3
2012 Perbellini [62] Italy workers 449 30.1
2012 Keuskamp [63] Australia various workers 1145 15.2
2012 Niedhammer [64] France various workers 29,680 6.4
2012 Cunniff [65] South Africa various workers 13,911 35.1