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  • Survey: 2022 National Survey of Children's Health
  • Starting Point: Child and Family Health Measures
  • State/Region: Nationwide (quick edit)
  • Topic: Emotional and Mental Health
  • Question: Indicator 2.9: Medication for ADD/ADHD, autism/ASD or other emotional/behavioral difficulties, 3-17 years
  • Sub Group: Age groups, 3-17 years

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Indicator 2.9: Is this child taking medication for ADD/ADHD, autism/ASD, or difficulties with emotions, concentration, or behavior, age 3-17 years?
YesNoTotal %
3-5 years old%0.999.1100.0
C.I.0.7 - 1.398.7 - 99.3
Sample Count11010,768
Pop. Est.108,19311,382,335
6-11 years old%8.191.9100.0
C.I.7.3 - 9.091.0 - 92.7
Sample Count1,45413,623
Pop. Est.1,944,83822,062,785
12-17 years old%14.185.9100.0
C.I.13.2 - 15.184.9 - 86.8
Sample Count3,25115,414
Pop. Est.3,623,84322,098,206

C.I. = 95% Confidence Interval.
Percentages and population estimates (Pop.Est.) are weighted to represent child population in US.

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Data Source: National Survey of Children’s Health, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

Citation: Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative. 2022 National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) data query. Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). Retrieved [mm/dd/yy] from [].