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Each score is a percentile comparing your child to other kids their age.
Suicidal thoughts is a common topic in parents’ descriptions of one condition: Depression.
Other symptoms or behaviors to look for with Suicidal thoughts
When parents mention Suicidal thoughts they also mention these other symptoms:
|Symptom||Frequency||Number of mentions|
|Low self-esteem / lack of self-confidence||Often||2 mentions|
|Angry behavior||Often||1 mention|
|Fatigue, tiredness, or lethargy||Often||1 mention|
|Shortness of breath||Often||1 mention|
|Shortness of breath or trouble breathing||Often||1 mention|
|Sleeping a lot||Often||1 mention|
Characteristics of Suicidal thoughts
How common is Suicidal thoughts?
Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 12.74% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Suicidal thoughts.
Percentage of kids with Suicidal thoughts by year of age
This is based on a survey of 518 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Suicidal thoughts “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|