School Bullying in Urban China: Prevalence and Correlation with School Climate
AbstractSchool violence and bullying in China is under investigated, though it has become a national concern recently. Using updated national representative survey data collected in 2016 from seven provinces across China, covering students from all pre-college school types (primary, middle, high and vocational schools), this paper analyzes the prevalence of school bullying and the correlation with several school attributes. The incidences of reported bullying, bullying others and witnessing bullying are 26.10%, 9.03% and 28.90%, respectively. Primary school students are more likely to be involved in bullying behaviors. Students from elite schools (leading schools) are also more likely to be involved. Relation with teachers, relation with peers and perceived academic achievement are protective factors. Being a boy is the only significant predictor of school bullying among the family and demographic characteristics used. The results highlight the importance of school climate on preventing school violence and bullying, and a whole-school intervention approach is needed for future intervention. View Full-Text
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Han, Z.; Zhang, G.; Zhang, H. School Bullying in Urban China: Prevalence and Correlation with School Climate. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2017, 14, 1116.
Han Z, Zhang G, Zhang H. School Bullying in Urban China: Prevalence and Correlation with School Climate. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2017; 14(10):1116.Chicago/Turabian Style
Han, Ziqiang; Zhang, Guirong; Zhang, Haibo. 2017. "School Bullying in Urban China: Prevalence and Correlation with School Climate." Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 14, no. 10: 1116.
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