Study: 16% Of US High School Students May Be Victims Of Cyberbullying.

HealthDay (5/6, Preidt) reports, “About 16 percent of US high school students are victims of cyberbullying, according to a” study presented yesterday at the Pediatric Academic Societies’ annual meeting. After analyzing “data collected from more than 15,000 public and private high school students who took part in a yearly survey on risky youth behaviors in 2011,” researchers also found that “girls were more than twice as likely to be targeted than boys – about 22 percent versus 11 percent – and whites were more than twice as likely to be victims as blacks.”

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— “16 Percent of U.S. High Schoolers Victims of Cyberbullying: Study, “Robert Preidt, HealthDay, May 6, 2013.

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