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  • Survey: 2011/12 National Survey of Children's Health
  • Starting Point: Child Health Measures
  • State/Region: Nationwide vs. Kentucky (quick edit)
  • Topic: Emotional and Mental Health
  • Question: Indicator 2.9: Medication for ADHD, emotions, concentration or behavior, age 2-17 years

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Indicator 2.9: How many children are taking medication for ADHD, emotions, concentration or behavioral issues?
Not on meds for ADHD, emotions, concentration or behaviorYes, on meds for ADHD, emotions, concentration or behaviorTotal %
C.I.(92.0 - 92.7)(7.3 - 8.0)
Sample Count78,6486,934
Pop. Est.60,504,9595,003,814
C.I.(85.6 - 90.3)(9.7 - 14.4)
Sample Count1,484182
Pop. Est.792,674108,717

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