Table 2

Prevalence of children involved in direct or relational bullying (n = 1639)

BullyBully/victimVictimNeutral
Direct bullying
 Total2-150 70  (4.3%)167  (10.2%)653  (39.8%)748  (45.6%)
 Boys47 (5.8%)122 (15.0%)339 (41.6%)306 (37.6%)
 Girls23 (2.8%)45 (5.5%)314 (38.1%)442 (56.7%)
Relational bullying
 Total2-151 18 (1.1%)96 (5.9%)622 (37.9%)901 (55.0%)
 Boys14 (1.7%)58 (7.1%)297 (36.5%)444 (54.7%)
 Girls4 (0.5%)38 (4.6%)325 (39.4%)457 (55.4%)
  • Results expressed as n (%).

  • 2-150 One child had missing data;

  • 2-151 two children had missing data.