Percentage of children in the U.S. who had attention deficit hyperactivity disorder as of 2018, by gender
Share of U.S. children with ADHD as of 2018, by gender
This statistic displays the percentage of children in the U.S. aged 3 to 17 years who had been told by a doctor or health professional they had attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as of 2018, by gender. In that year, 13 percent of children aged 3 to 17 years had ADHD.
Percentage of children in the U.S. who had attention deficit hyperactivity disorder as of 2018, by gender
Percentage of respondents
Male13%
Female6.6%
Total9.8%
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Sources

Release date

November 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Number of respondents

base: 35,000 households

Age group

3-17 years

Special properties

age-adjusted

Supplementary notes

Based on the question, "Has a doctor or other health professional ever told you that [child's name] had attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD)?

Share of U.S. children with ADHD as of 2018, by gender
This statistic displays the percentage of children in the U.S. aged 3 to 17 years who had been told by a doctor or health professional they had attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as of 2018, by gender. In that year, 13 percent of children aged 3 to 17 years had ADHD.
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