E-Victimisation Scale (EVS)

The E-Victimisation Scale (E-VS) Scale is a 5-item self-reported measure to assess cyber bullying among adolescents. Respondents were asked if they were victims of cyber bullying through specific types of communication received via emails, texting, short messaging and social media websites,


Short Measure

ITEMS:

1. How many times did someone tease you using emails, texting, short messages, on a website such as Renren*, etc.?
2. How many times did someone call you bad name using emails, texting, short messages, on a website such as Renren, etc.?
3. How many times did someone say mean things about you using emails, texting, short messages, on a website such as Renren, etc.?
4. How many times did someone say he/she was going to hit/hurt you using emails, texting, short messages, on a website such as Renren, etc.?
5. How many times did someone threaten you using emails, texting, short messages, on a website such as Renren, etc.?

*Renren is a website commonly used by Chinese young people as a social-networking service.

Response Options:
A rating from 0 to 6 corresponding to a range of 0 times to 6 times or more

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

China

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents

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Scoring Procedures:

Not Available

PRIMARY CITATION:

Lam, L. T., & Li, Y. (2013). The validation of the E-Victimisation Scale (E-VS) and the E-Bullying Scale (E-BS) for adolescents. Computers in Human Behavior, 29(1), 3-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2012.06.021

Psychometric Score:

FORMATIVE RESEARCH

 Qualitative Research

 Existing Literature/Theoretical Framework

 Field Expert Input

 Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing

RELIABILITY

 Internal

 Test-retest

 Interrater

VALIDITY

 Content

 Face

 Criterion (gold-standard)

 Construct

Psychometric Scoring

MEDIUM
Total Score: 4.50/8 Points (MEDIUM) 

Citation Frequency

HIGH

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

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