Percentage of U.S. children with ADHD from 1997 to 2016

Percentage of children in the U.S. with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) from 1997 to 2016

by John Elflein, last edited Jan 16, 2019
Percentage of U.S. children with ADHD from 1997 to 2016 This statistic shows the percentage of children in the U.S. with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) from 1997 to 2016. In 2016, around 9.4 percent of children in the U.S. had been diagnosed with ADHD, compared to 5.5 percent in 1997.
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Percentage of children in the U.S. with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) from 1997 to 2016

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Percentage of children with ADHD
20169.4%
20159.8%
20148.9%
20138.8%
20129.5%
20118.5%
20108.4%
20098.6%
20088.1%
20077.2%
20067.4%
20056.5%
20047.4%
20036.4%
20027.2%
20016.3%
20006.9%
19995.6%
19985.9%
19975.5%
Percentage of children with ADHD
20169.4%
20159.8%
20148.9%
20138.8%
20129.5%
20118.5%
20108.4%
20098.6%
20088.1%
20077.2%
20067.4%
20056.5%
20047.4%
20036.4%
20027.2%
20016.3%
20006.9%
19995.6%
19985.9%
19975.5%
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by John Elflein, last edited Jan 16, 2019
This statistic shows the percentage of children in the U.S. with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) from 1997 to 2016. In 2016, around 9.4 percent of children in the U.S. had been diagnosed with ADHD, compared to 5.5 percent in 1997.
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