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Difficulty paying attention 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 paying attention is one of four symptoms related to Attention according to Sleuth parents. All of the symptoms of Attention among kids with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are:
Other symptoms or behaviors to look for with Difficulty paying attention
When parents mention Difficulty paying attention they also mention these other symptoms:
|Symptom||Frequency||Number of mentions|
|Angry behavior||Often||2 mentions|
|Short attention span||Often||2 mentions|
|Very high energy||Often||2 mentions|
|Acting out||Sometimes||1 mention|
|Difficulty calming down||Sometimes||1 mention|
Characteristics of Difficulty paying attention
How common is Difficulty paying attention?
Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 44.0% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Difficulty paying attention.
Percentage of kids with Difficulty paying attention by year of age
This is based on a survey of 1025 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Difficulty paying attention “Moderate”, “Severe”, or “Very Severe” among kids in different age groups.
|Outcome||Percent of Children||Total Mentions|
|A Few / Several Times|
|Severity||Percent of Children||Total Mentions|
|Not at All|