Journal article

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

Abstract

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..

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