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Choking

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The picture shows results for three topics: difficulty calming down with a score of 78 (Slightly High), tantrums or metldowns with a score of 40 (Typical) and crying with a score of 8 (Low)

Other symptoms or behaviors to look for with Choking

When parents mention Choking they also mention these other symptoms:

SymptomFrequencyNumber of mentions
CoughingOften3 mentions
WheezingOften2 mentions
Gagging on foodOften1 mention
Heavy coughOften1 mention
HivesOften1 mention

Characteristics of Choking

How common is Choking?

Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 12.75% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Choking.

Percentage of kids with Choking by year of age

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This is based on a survey of 447 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Choking “Moderate”, “Severe”, or “Very Severe” among kids in different age groups.

Frequency

OutcomePercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Continuously

1%

5 mentions
Hourly

0%

0 mentions
Daily

3%

14 mentions
Weekly

4%

20 mentions
Monthly

6%

30 mentions
Annually

3%

15 mentions
A Few / Several Times

4%

18 mentions
Once

4%

19 mentions
Never

75%

365 mentions

Severity

SeverityPercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Very Severe

2%

11 mentions
Severe

5%

22 mentions
Moderate

5%

24 mentions
Mild

9%

42 mentions
Not at All

78%

347 mentions

Discussion of Choking

What was your approach to Choking? What were the results?

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