The association between disability and risk of exposure to peer cyber victimisation is moderated by gender: Cross-sectional survey.
Eric Emerson, Zoe Aitken, Tania King, Joanne Arciuli, Gwynnyth Llewellyn, Anne M Kavanagh
Disabil Health J | Elsevier BV | Published : 2021
BACKGROUND: Little is known about the exposure of youth with disability to cyber victimisation. OBJECTIVE: /Hypothesis: To estimate the prevalence of peer cyber and non-cyber victimisation in a nationally representative sample of 14-year-old adolescents with and without disability and to determine whether gender moderates the relationship between disability and exposure to victimisation. METHODS: Secondary analysis of data collected in Wave 6 of the UK's Millennium Cohort Survey on 11,726 14-year-old adolescents living in the UK. RESULTS: Adolescents with disability had higher prevalence of cyber and non-cyber victimisation than those with no disability. For cyber victimisation there was a s..View full abstract