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Table 1 Rules used to assign adolescents to a bullying role for the Stage 2 assessments

From: Does psychological functioning mediate the relationship between bullying involvement and weight loss preoccupation in adolescents? A two-stage cross-sectional study

Role Rule
Bully Self-reported bully OR peer nominated bully (z-score >1) AND not a self-reported or peer nominated victim.
Victim Self-reported victim (several times a week) AND not a self-reported or peer nominated bully (z-score <1).
Bully-victim Self-reported bully and victim OR peer nominated bully (z-score >1) and victim (z-score >1) OR any combination self-reported or peer nominated bully and victim.
Uninvolved Not a self-reported victim or bully AND no peer nominations as a victim or bully.