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State-based Prevalence Data of Parent Reported ADHD Diagnosis by a Health Care Provider

The data on this page are from the study:
“Trends in the Parent-Report of Health Care Provider-Diagnosed and Medicated ADHD: United States, 2003—2011.”
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Learn more about the data source: National Survey of Children’s Health

Percent of Youth Aged 4-17 Ever Diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder by State: National Survey of Children's Health

2011

U.S. Map, ADHD, Ever Diagnosed, 2011

2007

U.S. Map, ADHD, Ever Diagnosed, 2007

2003

U.S. Map, ADHD, Ever Diagnosed, 2003
Ever Diagnosed – Parent Report
State 2003 2007 2011 State 2003 2007 2011
Alabama 11.1 14.3 14.0 Montana 7.1 8.5 11.7
Alaska 7.1 9.2 8.8 Nebraska 6.4 9.0 11.6
Arkansas 9.9 13.1 17.0 Nevada 7.2 5.6 5.6
Arizona 5.9 7.6 10.1 New Hampshire 9.2 8.5 11.9
California 5.3 6.2 7.3 New Jersey 7.2 9.0 7.8
Colorado 5 7.6 7.1 New Mexico 6.1 7.1 7.5
Connecticut 7.3 7.8 9.7 New York 6.3 9.2 9.9
Delaware 9.8 14.1 14.3 North Carolina 9.6 15.6 14.4
District of Columbia 6.7 7.7 9.7 North Dakota 9.4 10.0 11.6
Florida 9.2 11.6 11.2 Ohio 8.9 13.3 14.2
Georgia 9.4 9.2 12.1 Oklahoma 8.1 11.0 11.9
Hawaii 6.2 6.3 8.5 Oregon 7.2 8.8 10.8
Idaho 6.4 8.3 8.6 Pennsylvania 8.2 10.2 11.2
Illinois 6.3 6.2 9.0 Rhode Island 9.8 11.1 13.4
Indiana 7.9 13.2 15.7 South Carolina 10 12.0 15.7
Iowa 8.4 9.7 13.7 South Dakota 6.5 8.1 9.1
Kansas 8.1 10.0 11.6 Tennessee 9.9 11.3 15.2
Kentucky 10.1 12.4 18.7 Texas 7.7 7.7 10.1
Louisiana 10.3 14.2 15.8 Utah 5.5 6.7 8.3
Maine 7.9 9.6 12.9 Vermont 6.9 9.9 10.5
Maryland 9.1 11.9 11.8 Virginia 9.3 10.2 11.8
Massachusetts 8.5 9.8 11.3 Washington 7.2 9.5 9.8
Michigan 9.2 9.9 12.8 West Virginia 10.1 13.3 11.9
Minnesota 7.5 7.8 11.5 Wisconsin 8.1 9.9 12.5
Mississippi 9.6 9.9 14.0 Wyoming 7.1 9.1 9.7
Missouri 7.7 10.8 9.8 US 7.8 9.5 11.0

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Percent of Youth Aged 4-17 with Current Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder by State: National Survey of Children's Health

2011

U.S. Map, ADHD, Current, 2011

2007

U.S. Map, Current, ADHD, 2007

Note: data on current ADHD were not collected in 2003.

Currently Diagnosed
State 2007 2011 State 2007 2011
Alabama 9.7 10.6 Montana 6.3 9.1
Alaska 6.0 6.0 Nebraska 6.5 8.1
Arkansas 10.9 14.6 Nevada 3.7 4.2
Arizona 5.9 8.2 New Hampshire 7.2 10.1
California 4.6 5.9 New Jersey 6.9 5.5
Colorado 5.2 5.6 New Mexico 4.3 6.2
Connecticut 5.5 7.6 New York 7.5 7.7
Delaware 10.9 11.7 North Carolina 12.8 11.6
District of Columbia 5.8 7.9 North Dakota 7.5 8.9
Florida 8.9 8.5 Ohio 9.4 11.6
Georgia 6.9 9.3 Oklahoma 8.4 9.9
Hawaii 4.5 6.0 Oregon 6.8 7.9
Idaho 6.6 6.7 Pennsylvania 7.9 9.3
Illinois 4.8 7.2 Rhode Island 9.4 11.1
Indiana 9.3 13.0 South Carolina 9.5 11.7
Iowa 7.6 11.5 South Dakota 6.6 7.4
Kansas 7.6 9.5 Tennessee 8.7 11.1
Kentucky 10.2 14.8 Texas 4.8 9.0
Louisiana 11.7 13.3 Utah 4.8 5.8
Maine 7.3 10.1 Vermont 7.8 9.4
Maryland 9.1 8.9 Virginia 8.2 9.1
Massachusetts 8.0 9.6 Washington 6.7 8.0
Michigan 8.2 11.2 West Virginia 11.1 9.9
Minnesota 6.5 9.7 Wisconsin 7.6 10.4
Mississippi 7.3 10.9 Wyoming 6.7 7.2
Missouri 8.6 8.4 US 7.2 8.8

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