Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD) Statistics
Statistic Verification
Source: Center for Disease Control, Vital and Health Statistics
Research Date: March 30th, 2015

Questions: What percent of children are diagnosed with ADD or ADHD? What are some demographics of kids diagnosed with ADD or ADHD? What is the percent of boys vs. girls diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorders? Statistics on Attention Deficit Disorder or ADD ADHD.

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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 20143%
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 %
Ethnic BackgroundPercentNumber
White7.6%3.6 Million
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
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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