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Table 2 One factor extracted from the Negative Acts Questionnaire-Revised (NAQ-R) scale with mean square between 0.50 and 1.50

From: A new technique to measure online bullying: online computerized adaptive testing

During the last 6 months, how often have you been subjected to the following negative acts in the work place?
Item Feature Difficulty MNSQ loading
Typea Delta SE PTME Infit Z
21. Being exposed to an unmanageable workload 1 1.5 0.14 0.53 0.97 1.57
22. Threats of violence or physical abuse or actual abuse 3 1.5 0.14 0.51 0.95 0.26
 9. Intimidating behaviors such as finger-pointing, invasion of personal space shoving, blocking your way 3 1.29 0.13 0.51 1.07 −0.41
 8. Being shouted at or being the target of spontaneous anger 3 0.87 0.12 0.56 1 −0.26
19. Pressure not to claim something to which by right you are entitled 1 0.74 0.11 0.62 0.76 0.81
 3. Being ordered to do work below your level of competence 1 0.5 0.11 0.59 1.04 −0.41
18. Excessive monitoring of your work 1 0.23 0.1 0.61 1.14 1.08
 5. Spreading of gossip and rumors about you 2 0.16 0.1 0.61 1.09 −0.66
15. Practical jokes carried out by people you don’t get along with 2 0.06 0.1 0.67 0.83 1.54
16. Being given tasks with unreasonable deadlines 1 −0.06 0.09 0.66 0.98 1.05
14. Having your opinions ignored 1 −0.08 0.09 0.68 0.87 0.78
20. Being the subject of excessive teasing and sarcasm 2 −0.11 0.09 0.67 0.93 1.17
 2. Being humiliated or ridiculed in connection with your work 2 −0.17 0.09 0.62 1.21 −0.60
17. Having allegations made against you 2 −0.19 0.09 0.66 1.02 0.96
 6. Being ignored or excluded 2 −0.24 0.09 0.68 0.92 −1.21
12. Being ignored or facing a hostile reaction when you approach 2 −0.39 0.09 0.7 0.94 −0.93
11. Repeated reminders of your errors or mistakes 2 −0.41 0.09 0.68 1.07 −1.24
10. Hints or signals from others that you should quit your job 2 −0.83 0.08 0.69 1.1 −0.84
 1. Someone withholding information which affects your performance 1 −0.89 0.08 0.69 1.16 −1.08
13. Persistent criticism of your errors or mistakes 2 −0.9 0.08 0.74 0.83 0.75
 4. Having key areas of responsibility removed or replaced with more trivial or unpleasant tasks 2 −1.29 0.08 0.71 1.11 −1.24
 7. Having insulting or offensive remarks made about your person, attitudes, or your private life 2 −1.29 0.08 0.7 1.3 −1.11
  Minimum   −1.29 0.08 0.51 0.76 −1.24
  Maximum   1.50 0.14 0.74 1.30 1.57
  1. Threshold difficulties are −3.26, −0.71, 0.71, 3.25
  2. aType: 1 work-related bullying; 2 Person-related bullying; 3 physically intimidating bullying