ADHD Statistics

Statistics about American ADHD children aged 5-17, 1998-2009. Some statistical information includes: key findings, percentage of ADHD children diagnosed between 1998-2009, ADHD prevalence varied by race, etc.

Prevalence and correlates of adult ADHD in the United States

Research on the prevalence and correlates of adult ADHD. Results include an estimated prevalence of current adult ADHD at 4.4%, and correlates such as being male, unemployed, and previously married. Many ADHD adults are untreated for their disorder, yet many are treated for other comorbid mental and substance disorders that they may have in addition to ADHD.

The Multimodal Treatment of ADHD Study (MTA):Questions and Answers

“To examine how intensive treatment with medications compares with intensive behavior therapy, or with the combination of the two, NIMH sponsored the Multimodal Treatment of ADHD (MTA) study. The main findings from this study were published in December 1999…”