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Shortness of breath

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Other symptoms or behaviors to look for with Shortness of breath

When parents mention Shortness of breath they also mention these other symptoms:

SymptomFrequencyNumber of mentions
Shortness of breath or trouble breathingOften218 mentions
WheezingOften78 mentions
CoughingOften50 mentions
Chest painSometimes9 mentions
Fatigue, tiredness, or lethargySometimes9 mentions
FeverSometimes7 mentions
Hard or heavy breathingRarely4 mentions
TirednessRarely4 mentions
CongestionRarely3 mentions
DizzinessRarely3 mentions

Characteristics of Shortness of breath

How common is Shortness of breath?

Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 14.47% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Shortness of breath.

Percentage of kids with Shortness of breath by year of age

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This is based on a survey of 546 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Shortness of breath “Moderate”, “Severe”, or “Very Severe” among kids in different age groups.

Frequency

OutcomePercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Continuously

1%

4 mentions
Hourly

0%

0 mentions
Daily

3%

18 mentions
Weekly

7%

36 mentions
Monthly

8%

42 mentions
Annually

6%

32 mentions
A Few / Several Times

7%

39 mentions
Once

2%

9 mentions
Never

67%

369 mentions

Severity

SeverityPercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Very Severe

2%

9 mentions
Severe

3%

15 mentions
Moderate

10%

55 mentions
Mild

14%

75 mentions
Not at All

72%

392 mentions

Discussion of Shortness of breath

What was your approach to Shortness of breath? What were the results?

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