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Hyperactivity is a common topic in parents’ descriptions of two conditions: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and Autism.
For kids diagnosed with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Hyperactivity is one of five symptoms related to Energy according to Sleuth parents. All of the symptoms of Energy among kids with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are:
For kids diagnosed with Autism, Hyperactivity is one of eight symptoms related to Sensitivity and Control according to Sleuth parents. All of the symptoms of Sensitivity and Control among kids with Autism are:
Other symptoms or behaviors to look for with Hyperactivity
When parents mention Hyperactivity they also mention these other symptoms:
|Symptom||Frequency||Number of mentions|
|Difficulty focusing or concentrating||Often||10 mentions|
|Angry behavior||Often||9 mentions|
|Difficulty paying attention||Sometimes||4 mentions|
|Mania (manic behavior)||Sometimes||4 mentions|
|Short attention span||Sometimes||4 mentions|
|Trouble sleeping or insomnia||Sometimes||4 mentions|
|Being irritable||Sometimes||3 mentions|
|Difficulty learning||Sometimes||3 mentions|
Characteristics of Hyperactivity
How common is Hyperactivity?
Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 44.29% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Hyperactivity.
Percentage of kids with Hyperactivity by year of age
This is based on a survey of 1551 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Hyperactivity “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|