TABLE 1

Assaults and Bullying: Victims as Percentages of the Sample

Victimization TypePY VictimizationsLifetime Victimizations
All VictimsVictim Gender, %Victim Age, %All VictimsVictim Gender, %Victim Age, %
%95% CIMaleFemale0–1 y2–5 y6–9 y10–13 y14–17 y%95% CIMaleFemale2–5 y6–9 y10–13 y14–17 y
Any physical assaulta46.31.850.2b42.1b17.9b46.0b55.6b49.8b46.9b56.71.860.3b52.9b48.7b63.8b61.1b71.1b
Assault with weapon5.40.85.65.21.5b3.6b5.7b7.2b7.0b9.81.111.1b8.4b4.2b8.1b11.9b18.5b
Assault with injury10.21.112.7b7.7b0.8b5.6b7.5b13.4b18.8b15.31.319.0b11.5b6.9b9.9b18.5b32.8b
Assault, no weapon or injury36.71.738.9b34.4b17.4b38.6b47.5b37.3b32.4b47.51.850.3b44.5b41.3b54.7b49.9b58.0b
Attempted assault7.20.98.6b5.8b0.9b3.9b6.3b10.7b10.7b12.71.215.9b9.4b4.7b8.3b17.8b25.3b
Kidnap, attempted or completed0.50.30.30.70.0b0.0b0.2b1.3b0.7b1.60.41.31.90.6b1.3b2.5b2.7b
Assault by juvenile sibling29.01.729.928.115.4b33.8b43.1b26.7b18.6b37.21.837.736.835.7b48.8b36.0b38.5b
Assault by peer, no sibling17.61.422.2b12.8b1.9b10.4b15.1b25.6b26.5b25.71.631.5b19.6b11.7b21.5b34.3b46.0b
Assault by gang, group1.90.63.5b0.7b0.4b0.8b3.1b4.2b3.70.86.3b1.8b0.6b1.9b4.6b9.2b
Genital assault5.00.89.4b1.4b1.2b3.5b6.9b10.4b8.01.114.8b2.7b1.3b5.4b10.3b18.2b
Dating violence1.41.15.1b3.0b1.0b5.6b2.11.48.3b4.5b1.8b8.8b
Bias attack1.70.62.41.40.5b1.3b3.1b2.8b3.00.74.1b2.5b0.5b2.5b4.5b5.6b
Threatened8.91.211.9b7.8b3.6b7.0b14.7b14.1b15.51.520.2b14.2b4.6b9.7b23.8b30.8b
Bullying13.21.416.7b12.8b19.1b21.5b10.7b8.0b21.61.625.9b22.4b20.4b28.0b19.9b28.5b
Teasing or emotional bullying19.71.620.623.513.5b30.4b27.8b15.8b29.51.830.6b35.5b14.6b38.4b39.6b38.4b
Internet harassment1.80.61.6b3.4b0.0b,c0.0b2.6b5.6b2.50.72.3b4.5b0.0b,c0.0b3.2b7.9b
  • Sample N = 4549 (male, 2273; female, 2276; 0–1 year, 503; 2–5 years, 1047; 6–9 years, 904; 10–13 years, 920; 14–17 years, 1175).

  • a Excludes threats, bullying, teasing or emotional bullying, and Internet harassment.

  • b Values within each measurement set are significantly different at P < .05.

  • c Includes 5-year-olds only.