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  • Survey: 2011/12 National Survey of Children's Health
  • Starting Point: Survey Sections
  • State/Region: Nationwide (quick edit)
  • Topic: Health and Functional Status (Survey Section 2)
  • Question: Prevalence of current ADD or ADHD, age 2-17 years

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Tabular Data

How many children age 2-17 years currently have ADD or ADHD?
Do not have conditionHad condition at some point, but not currentlyCurrently have conditionTotal %
C.I.(89.9 - 90.8)(1.6 - 1.9)(7.5 - 8.3)
Sample Count76,9821,5866,758
Pop. Est.58,991,0411,145,3725,159,970

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

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With funding and direction from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, the National Survey of Children’s Health was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics. CAHMI is responsible for the analyses, interpretations, presentations and conclusions included on this site.

Suggested citation format: National Survey of Children's Health. NSCH 2011/12. Data query from the Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative, Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health website. Retrieved [mm/dd/yy] from