Teen victimization by risk factor

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Why This Indicator Matters

Children's long-term development and success can greatly depend on the support and care they receive at home from their family. A stable and caring family environment in which all family members care for and appreciate each other is the most beneficial to a child. In addition to meeting the basic needs of food, shelter and clothing, an optimal family environment might include the following qualities: members with unconditional love for each other, parents spending time with their children, parents listening to their children, parents serving as good role models- understanding that children learn from what they see happening and parents who value education. These values are key to creating en environment that is the most conducive to positive outcomes for the child.
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Definitions: Data from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey that illustrate bullying experiences by different segments of the Delaware high school student population including sexual identity, race, incarceration of parents, disability status, and victims of bullying. 

Students were asked if they had been bullied on a School Property in the past 12 months, had been bullied electronically in the past 12 months, and how many days (in the last 30 days) they skipped school because they felt unsafe. 

*No updates in 2017

Data Source: Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Center for Drug and Health Studies, University of Delaware