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Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD) Statistics


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Percent of children 3-17 years of age ever diagnosed with ADHD8.4 %
Percent of boys 3-17 years of age ever diagnosed with ADHD11.2 %
Percent of girls 3-17 years of age ever diagnosed with ADHD5.5 %
Number of children 3-17 years of age ever diagnosed with ADHD5.2 Million
Number of ambulatory care visits with attention deficit disorder as primary diagnosis7.3 Million
Percent of Americans with ADHD1.21 %
Boys are more than twice as likely to have ADHD 
Children with a poor health status are 3 times more likely to have ADHD 
Percent of ADHD diagnosis increase between 2004 and 20163.5 %
Median age of onset for ADHD7
Colorado has the lowest percent of school-aged children with ADHD5%
Alabama has the highest percent of school-age children with ADHD11.1 %
ADHD Diagnosis by Ethnic BackgroundPercentNumber
White7.6%3.6 Million
Black7.4%705,000
Hispanic5.1%602,000
ADHD Diagnosis by Family Structure  
Mother and Father5.9%2.5 Million
Mother no Father11.1%1.6 Million
Father no Mother8.6%226,000
Neither Mother nor Father10.7%219,000
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Percent with Co-Occurring ConditionPercent
Inattentive with Minor Depression / Dysthymia21 %
Inattentive with Oppositional Defiance Disorder21 %
Inattentive with Generalized Anxiety Disorder19 %
Hyperactive with Minor Depression / Dysthymia42 %
Hyperactive with Oppositional Defiance Disorder22 %
Hyperactive with Generalized Anxiety Disorder19 %
Inattentive & Hyperactive with Minor Depression / Dysthymia50.7 %
Inattentive & Hyperactive with Oppositional Defiance Disorder22.7 %
Inattentive & Hyperactive with Generalized Anxiety Disorder12.4 %
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Center for Disease Control, Vital and Health Statistics
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: October 1, 2017

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