CYBERBULLYING IN SLOVAK REPUBLIC – THE ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE OF MAIN EFFECTS
[KYBERŠIKANA V SLOVENSKEJ REPUBLIKE – ANALÝZA ROZPTYLU HLAVNÝCH EFEKTOV]
The study analyses the range of adolescents' experience with cyberbullying. The research comprised the sample of 1619 students (43.1 % boys; 56.9 % girls) in the age of 11 – 18 (average age 14.51 years) from the whole Slovak Republic. The aim of the study is to assess the score of cyberbullying among boys and girls using the analysis of variance of main effects (age, region, type of school). The results proved that the score of cyberbullying with boys on the aggressor and victim level has very similar progress when taking age, region and type of school into account. Statistically considerable difference was shown in the score of cyberbullying in the age of 13 – 17. The highest score of cyberbullying was identified with boys in Nitra region. Regarding the type of school, the highest score of cyberbullying was achieved with vocational school students. With female respondents, the highest score was identified in grammar school students. From the aspect of region, the score of cyberbullying with female respondents was ballanced.
analysis of variance, gender gap analysis, cyberbullying, cyberaggressor, cybervictim