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Colic

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Each score is a percentile comparing your child to other kids their age.

How severe is your child's colic?

(designed for kids yonger than 6 months)

Other symptoms or behaviors to look for with Colic

When parents mention Colic they also mention these other symptoms:

SymptomFrequencyNumber of mentions
ConstipationOften1 mention
GasOften1 mention
RefluxOften1 mention
VomitingOften1 mention

Characteristics of Colic

How common is Colic?

Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 9.24% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Colic.

Percentage of kids with Colic by year of age

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This is based on a survey of 541 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Colic “Moderate”, “Severe”, or “Very Severe” among kids in different age groups.

Frequency

OutcomePercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Continuously

1%

4 mentions
Hourly

0%

0 mentions
Daily

1%

3 mentions
Weekly

3%

19 mentions
Monthly

2%

14 mentions
Annually

2%

10 mentions
A Few / Several Times

4%

23 mentions
Once

2%

11 mentions
Never

85%

482 mentions

Severity

SeverityPercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Very Severe

1%

8 mentions
Severe

3%

14 mentions
Moderate

5%

28 mentions
Mild

5%

28 mentions
Not at All

86%

463 mentions

Discussion of Colic

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

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