Other symptoms or behaviors to look for with Refusing to eat
When parents mention Refusing to eat they also mention these other symptoms:
|Symptom||Frequency||Number of mentions|
|Not eating (during meals)||Often||40 mentions|
|Fatigue, tiredness, or lethargy||Sometimes||3 mentions|
|Frequent crying||Sometimes||3 mentions|
|Sleeping a lot||Sometimes||3 mentions|
|Weight loss||Sometimes||2 mentions|
|Being irritable||Sometimes||1 mention|
Characteristics of Refusing to eat
How common is Refusing to eat?
Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 24.84% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Refusing to eat.
Percentage of kids with Refusing to eat by year of age
This is based on a survey of 459 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Refusing to eat “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|