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Table 3 Scores of the Youth Self Report by experiences of being a bully/victim (preadolescent girls)

From: Relationship between the experience of being a bully/victim and mental health in preadolescence and adolescence: a cross-sectional study

Scale Neither, n = 69 Victim, n = 52 Bully, n = 9 Bully + Victim, n = 32 F value p value Post hoc (Tukey)
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Withdrawn 2.05 1.967 2.83 2.728 2.10 1.455 3.62 2.468 3.139 .0273 Not significant
Somatic complaints 1.79 2.763 3.64 3.116 .96 1.216 3.54 2.663 5.623 .0012* B/V > N
Anxious/depressed 3.76 3.294 7.67 5.964 4.93 3.361 8.61 5.151 10.193 .0000*** B/V, V > N
Social problems 2.76 1.812 4.92 2.889 3.92 2.151 4.68 2.968 6.938 .0000*** V, B/V > N
Thought problems 1.44 2.090 2.40 2.310 2.67 2.495 2.88 2.366 4.833 .0031* B/V > N
Attention problems 4.11 2.647 6.50 3.235 5.82 3.942 6.18 3.076 5.440 .0014* V > N
Delinquent behavior 1.02 1.281 1.65 1.744 2.16 1.938 2.60 2.276 8.691 .0000*** B/V > V, N
Aggressive behavior 4.21 3.744 6.61 4.244 10.79 5.577 9.31 4.703 13.394 .0000*** B, B/V > N
Internalizing scale 7.51 6.400 13.79 9.848 7.85 4.992 15.30 7.635 8.210 .0000*** B/V > N
Externalizing scale 5.23 4.589 8.26 5.210 12.95 7.085 11.91 6.549 12.971 .0000*** B, B/V > N, B/V > V
  1. Multiple imputation was used to impute missing values. One-way ANOVAs were performed. Comparisons performed using the Turkey’s test
  2. N, Neither; B, Bully; V, Victim; B/V, Bully + Victim
  3. p < .01, ** p < .001, *** p < .0001