Validity and reliability of traditional and cyberbullying victimisation scale: Findings from a school-based survey in urban areas of Hanoi and Hai Duong
Le, Ha Hai Thi, Nguyen, Huong Thanh, Truong, Tien Quang, Campbell, Marilyn, Gatton, Michelle, & Dunne, Michael (2016) Validity and reliability of traditional and cyberbullying victimisation scale: Findings from a school-based survey in urban areas of Hanoi and Hai Duong. Vietnam Journal of Public Health, 40(3), pp. 198-204. (In Press)
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Bullying victimization is associated with mental health of adolescents. The purpose of this study is to develop a reliable and valid scale, which determines victimization behaviours (including traditional and cyber bullying victimization) among school students. A total of 1,424 adolescents (54.9% female, mean age = 14.7, SD= 1.9) enrolled in two middle and two high schools in Hanoi and Hai Duong province completed self-administered questionnaires in 2014. Results of principal component analysis indicated that two factors emerged which accounted for 58.0% of the total variance. For predictive validity, results showed high correlations between mean score of victimization and gender, age, depressive syndromes, psychological distress, and suicidal ideation. Internal consistency coefficients for reliability of cyberbullying victimization and traditional bullying victimization subscales were 0.92 and 0.73 respectively, and 0.85 for the whole scale. Results demonstrate the traditional and cyberbullying victimization scale is a valid and reliable instrument.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Traditional bullying, Cyberbullying, Reliability, Validity, Adolescent, Vietnam|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2016 Vietnam Association of Public Health|
|Deposited On:||07 Jul 2016 22:41|
|Last Modified:||14 Jul 2016 04:55|
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