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Trends in Applied Sciences Research
  Year: 2020 | Volume: 15 | Issue: 4 | Page No.: 293-300
DOI: 10.3923/tasr.2020.293.300
 
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Investigating Bullying Against Male Students in Western Makkah Middle Schools

Hamed Ademola Adetunji , Ahmed Alghamdi , Abdulrahman Alghamdi, Ayman Alharbi and Abdulaziz Jastanyah

Abstract:
Background and Objective: Bullying is a serious public health concern that contributes to the global burden of disability and injuries. School bullying is a common phenomenon in childhood. This study examined the scale, type and impact of bullying among Middle School students in Western Makkah. Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional study design using a self-administered questionnaire in 400 students aged between 11-15 years old. Data analyzed with SPSS version 25. Descriptive analyses and Chi-square tests were performed to find if there is an association between bullying and other variables. Results: Among the sample studied, 43.5% experienced bullying by other students and teachers in form of verbal (43%), physical (33%), Indirect (16.7%) and cyber (8.2%). Bullying occurs highly in the classrooms (52%) followed by hallways (23%), playgrounds, (22%) and in the toilet 2.3%. There is a significant relationship between grades of performance and bullying. Conclusion: Bullying is a serious problem affecting Saudi students. Several factors in the schools that have the potential to contribute to bullying were found and appropriate recommendations made.
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Hamed Ademola Adetunji, Ahmed Alghamdi, Abdulrahman Alghamdi, Ayman Alharbi and Abdulaziz Jastanyah, 2020. Investigating Bullying Against Male Students in Western Makkah Middle Schools. Trends in Applied Sciences Research, 15: 293-300.

DOI: 10.3923/tasr.2020.293.300

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=tasr.2020.293.300

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