Here are how the rates of bullying, cyberbullying, and sexting participation among students in middle and high school have changed in your specific state from 2016 to 2019. These findings are based on nationally-representative samples of US youth between ages of 12-17.

Have you ever…?20192016
Been Bullied (lifetime)74.3%74.1%
Been Bullied (last 30 days)51.8%47.1%
Bullied Others (lifetime)33.9%30.5%
Bullied Others (last 30 days)13.9%12.8%
Been Cyberbullied (lifetime)35.9%32.7%
Been Cyberbullied (last 30 days)16.7%18.4%
Cyberbullied Others (lifetime)15.9%7.9%
Cyberbullied Others (last 30 days)5.7%4.9%
Received a Sext19.2%15.4%
Sent a Sext11.8%9.8%
Minimum Sample Size245243

*Caution should be exercised when interpreting results from states with a small sample size.

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