20 Aug '11, 2am

Nearly 1 in 10 Children Now Diagnosed With ADHD | Care2 Causes

Nearly 1 in 10 Children Now Diagnosed With ADHD | Care2 Causes

9 percent of children aged 5 to 17 years old are diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease and Control using data from a 2009 survey. The increase is notable: In 1998, about 7 percent of children were diagnosed with ADHD. The increases were noted in both boys and girls, though boys are still more likely than girls to be diagnosed: 12 percent of boys have an ADHD diagnosis vs. 6 percent of girls. The data for the CDC’s report was taken from the National Health Interview Survey , in which about 40,000 American households representative of the demographics of the whole USA were interviewed. The study also found that ADHD prevalence also varies by region and is higher in the Midwest and South. In the Midwest, the ADHD rate rose from 7.1 percent to 10.2 percent; in the South, from 8.1 percent to 10.3 percent....

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