Children with Current ADHD

Detail Table: Percent of children (aged 2–17 years) with a current ADHD diagnosis

Data source: National Survey of Children’s Health

Parents reported whether their child had ever received a diagnosis of ADHD and also currently had ADHD.

Prevalence Estimates for Current ADHD
State 2007 2011
AK 5.4 5.2
AL 8.4 9.2
AR 9.5 12.8
AZ 5.2 7.2
CA 4.1 5.2
CO 4.5 5.0
CT 4.9 6.9
DC 5.1 6.8
DE 9.8 10.5
FL 7.9 7.8
GA 6.1 8.4
HI 3.9 5.4
IA 6.8 10.2
ID 5.9 6.1
IL 4.2 6.3
IN 8.2 11.7
KS 6.7 8.3
KY 9.0 13.1
LA 10.5 12.0
MA 7.1 8.5
MD 8.1 7.8
ME 6.5 9.0
MI 7.3 9.9
MN 5.7 8.7
MO 7.6 7.4
MS 6.4 10.0
MT 5.7 8.0
NC 11.0 10.3
ND 6.4 7.9
NE 5.6 7.1
NH 6.5 9.1
NJ 6.0 4.9
NM 3.9 5.7
NV 3.4 3.8
NY 6.8 6.9
OH 8.5 10.3
OK 7.4 8.7
OR 6.1 7.0
PA 7.0 8.8
RI 8.4 10.2
SC 8.5 10.2
SD 6.0 6.5
TN 7.6 9.8
TX 4.1 8.1
UT 4.1 5.2
VA 7.8 8.2
VT 7.0 8.4
WA 6.4 7.1
WI 6.7 9.3
WV 9.8 8.8
WY 5.9 6.2
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