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Characteristics of Selective mutism (not speaking by choice)
How common is Selective mutism (not speaking by choice)?
Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 16.55% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Selective mutism (not speaking by choice).
Percentage of kids with Selective mutism (not speaking by choice) by year of age
This is based on a survey of 447 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Selective mutism (not speaking by choice) “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|