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Table 1 Demographics

From: Sensory stimulation in the treatment of children with sleep-related rhythmic movement disorder: a feasibility and acceptability study

Case Sex Age Rhythmic movement semiology Habitual movement frequency Injury Influence on daytime functioning Influence on sleep Onset Age Medication prior to study
   years   Hz     months  
1 male 5 head rolling, body rolling 1.4 none no not sure 12 none
2 male 5 head banging, body rocking 1.2 callus, bleeding yes a little 9 none
3 female 6 body rocking, head rolling 0.6 bruising, bleeding, hair loss, neck pain yes very much 6 Melatonin
4 male 11 head banging, head rolling 2.3* bruising, bleeding, hair loss no a little 6 none
5 female 13 body rocking, body rolling 0.9 hair loss yes a little 24 none
6 male 14 body rocking 0.7 none yes very much 24 none
  1. Habitual movements were determined based on video recordings and in the one child showing no movements (*) by voluntary demonstration of symptoms during daytime.