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Difficulty completing tasks

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How strong is your child's difficulty completing tasks?

(designed for kids 2 years or older)

Difficulty completing tasks is a common topic in parents’ descriptions of one condition: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

For kids diagnosed with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Difficulty completing tasks is one of three symptoms related to Difficulty Completing Tasks according to Sleuth parents. All of the symptoms of Difficulty Completing Tasks among kids with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are:

  1. Difficulty with schoolwork
  2. Disorganization
  3. Short attention span

Other symptoms or behaviors to look for with Difficulty completing tasks

When parents mention Difficulty completing tasks they also mention these other symptoms:

SymptomFrequencyNumber of mentions
Angry behaviorOften1 mention
AnxietyOften1 mention
Being irritableOften1 mention
DepressionOften1 mention
Difficulty focusing in schoolOften1 mention
Difficulty focusing or concentratingOften1 mention
Difficulty following directionsOften1 mention
Difficulty learningOften1 mention
DisorganizationOften1 mention
FidgetingOften1 mention

Characteristics of Difficulty completing tasks

How common is Difficulty completing tasks?

Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 40.49% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Difficulty completing tasks.

Percentage of kids with Difficulty completing tasks by year of age

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This is based on a survey of 536 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Difficulty completing tasks “Moderate”, “Severe”, or “Very Severe” among kids in different age groups.

Frequency

OutcomePercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Continuously

9%

39 mentions
Hourly

0%

0 mentions
Daily

17%

75 mentions
Weekly

23%

102 mentions
Monthly

10%

47 mentions
Annually

3%

14 mentions
A Few / Several Times

11%

50 mentions
Once

2%

11 mentions
Never

25%

113 mentions

Severity

SeverityPercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Very Severe

11%

58 mentions
Severe

12%

66 mentions
Moderate

17%

93 mentions
Mild

18%

98 mentions
Not at All

41%

221 mentions

Discussion of Difficulty completing tasks

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