Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD) Statistics

Statistics Data
Percent of children 3-17 years of age ever diagnosed with ADHD 8.4 %
Percent of boys 3-17 years of age ever diagnosed with ADHD 11.2 %
Percent of girls 3-17 years of age ever diagnosed with ADHD 5.5 %
Number of children 3-17 years of age ever diagnosed with ADHD 5.2 Million
Number of ambulatory care visits with attention deficit disorder as primary diagnosis 7.3 Million
Percent of Americans with ADHD 1.21 %
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 2014 3%
Median age of onset for ADHD 7
Colorado has the lowest percent of school-aged children with ADHD 5%
Alabama has the highest percent of school-age children with ADHD 11.1 %
Ethnic Background Percent Number
White 7.6% 3.6 Million
Black 7.4% 705,000
Hispanic 5.1% 602,000
Family Structure    
Mother and Father 5.9% 2.5 Million
Mother no Father 11.1% 1.6 Million
Father no Mother 8.6% 226,000
Neither Mother nor Father 10.7% 219,000
Percent with Co-Occurring Condition Percent
Inattentive with Minor Depression / Dysthymia 21 %
Inattentive with Oppositional Defiance Disorder 21 %
Inattentive with Generalized Anxiety Disorder 19 %
Hyperactive with Minor Depression / Dysthymia 42 %
Hyperactive with Oppositional Defiance Disorder 22 %
Hyperactive with Generalized Anxiety Disorder 19 %
Inattentive & Hyperactive with Minor Depression / Dysthymia 50.7 %
Inattentive & Hyperactive with Oppositional Defiance Disorder 22.7 %
Inattentive & Hyperactive with Generalized Anxiety Disorder 12.4 %
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Sources: Center for Disease Control, Vital and Health Statistics
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 7, 2016

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Mental Health Disorder Statistics

Mental Illness Statistics Data
Number of American adults that experience mental illness in a given year 61,500,000
Percent of American youth (age 13 to 18) that experience mental illness in a given year 20 %
Percent of adults that live with major depression 6.7 %
Percent of adults that live with anxiety disorders 18.1 %
Percent of adults in homeless shelters that who have a serious mental illness 26 %
Percent of state prisoners who have a diagnosed mental illness 20 %
Percent of adults with a mental illness that received no mental health services last year 60 %
Percent of all chronic mental illness that begins by age 14 45 %
Annual lost earnings due to mental illness $193,200,000,000
Average loss in life expectancy for adults with a serious mental illness 25 years
Percent of suicide victims that suffered from a mental illness 92 %
Rank Mental Disorder Number Affected
1 Mood Disorders 20,900,000
2 Eating Disorder 19,000,000
3 Personality Disorders 14,800,000
4 Phobias 12,500,000
5 Anxiety Disorder 11,000,000
6 Panic Disorder 9,500,000
7 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 6,400,000
8 Bipolar Disorder 2,300,000
9 Schizophrenia 2,200,000
10 Autism Spectrum Disorders 1,088,000
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Sources: Center for Disease Control, The Kim Foundation, National Alliance on Mental Illness, National Institute of Mental Health
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 6, 2016

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