Children Ever Diagnosed with ADHD

Data table: Percent of children (aged 2–17 years) ever diagnosed with ADHD, by state

Data source: National Survey of Children’s Health

Parents reported whether a doctor or health professional ever told them that their child had ADHD.

Prevalence Estimates for Children Ever Diagnosed with ADHD
State 2003 2007 2011
AK 6.3 8.4 7.6
AL 9.9 12.5 12.5
AR 8.9 11.5 15.1
AZ 5.2 6.7 8.9
CA 4.7 5.5 6.7
CO 4.3 6.6 6.3
CT 6.5 6.9 8.7
DC 5.7 7.1 8.4
DE 8.7 12.6 12.8
FL 8.2 10.3 10.2
GA 8.4 8.2 10.8
HI 5.6 5.7 7.6
IA 7.4 8.7 12.1
ID 5.6 7.3 7.7
IL 5.6 5.5 7.9
IN 7.0 11.5 14.1
KS 7.2 8.8 10.2
KY 9.0 11.0 16.6
LA 9.1 12.8 14.2
MA 7.5 8.8 10.0
MD 8.0 10.6 10.5
ME 7.2 8.8 11.6
MI 8.2 8.8 11.3
MN 6.7 6.8 10.3
MO 6.8 9.6 8.6
MS 8.5 8.8 12.9
MT 6.3 7.7 10.3
NC 8.4 13.4 12.8
ND 8.5 8.6 10.4
NE 5.7 7.9 10.2
NH 8.4 7.7 10.9
NJ 6.5 7.9 6.9
NM 5.4 6.4 6.8
NV 6.5 5.1 5.1
NY 5.6 8.3 8.8
OH 8.0 11.9 12.8
OK 7.2 9.6 10.5
OR 6.4 7.9 9.6
PA 7.3 9.0 10.7
RI 8.7 9.9 12.2
SC 8.7 10.8 13.8
SD 5.8 7.3 8.0
TN 8.9 10.0 13.5
TX 6.7 6.6 9.4
UT 4.7 5.7 7.4
VA 8.1 9.7 10.6
VT 6.2 8.8 9.4
WA 6.4 9.0 8.6
WI 7.3 8.9 11.2
WV 9.1 11.8 10.6
WY 6.3 8.1 8.4
Page last reviewed: March 12, 2020