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Which US States have the worst bullying problems?

Bullying, and especially cyber-bullying are growing epidemics in North America. It is estimated that every 7 minutes a child in the US will get bullied. But in which state do kids experience the most bullying? Wallethub has conducted a study based on 17 different metrics, see the results below.

 The findings

Click on the state below to see its ranking, sorted by the worst bullying problems to the least. Michigan is rated as the state with the worst bullying problems and Massachusetts has the least.

Source: WalletHub

Here is a list of the top 10 states with the biggest bullying problems:

  1. Michigan
  2. Louisiana
  3. West Virginia
  4. Montana
  5. Arkansas
  6. Texas
  7. Idaho
  8. Alabama
  9. South Carolina
  10. Alaska

In terms of online bullying, below are the states with the highest and lowest incidents.

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See more data around HubWallet’s study on incidents of bullying across the US.