QuickStats: Percentage of Children Aged 5--17 Years Ever Having Diagnoses of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Learning Disability (LD), by Sex and Diagnosis --- United States, 2003
* 95% confidence interval.
In 2003, approximately 16% of boys and 8% of girls aged 5--17 years had ever had diagnoses of ADHD or LD, according to parental reports. Boys were three times more likely than girls to have diagnoses of ADHD without LD. Boys were also more likely than girls to have LD diagnosed, either with or without ADHD.
SOURCE: National Health Interview Survey, 2003. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis.htm.
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