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Difficulty identifying others’ emotions

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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)

Characteristics of Difficulty identifying others’ emotions

How common is Difficulty identifying others’ emotions?

Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 24.95% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Difficulty identifying others’ emotions.

Percentage of kids with Difficulty identifying others’ emotions by year of age

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This is based on a survey of 489 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Difficulty identifying others’ emotions “Moderate”, “Severe”, or “Very Severe” among kids in different age groups.

Frequency

OutcomePercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Continuously

4%

20 mentions
Hourly

0%

0 mentions
Daily

6%

29 mentions
Weekly

12%

63 mentions
Monthly

9%

47 mentions
Annually

3%

18 mentions
A Few / Several Times

9%

49 mentions
Once

3%

15 mentions
Never

53%

276 mentions

Severity

SeverityPercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Very Severe

5%

22 mentions
Severe

8%

39 mentions
Moderate

13%

61 mentions
Mild

17%

83 mentions
Not at All

58%

282 mentions

Discussion of Difficulty identifying others’ emotions

What was your approach to Difficulty identifying others’ emotions? What were the results?

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