Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)*

Data are for the U.S.

Morbidity: Children ages 3–17 years
  • Percent ever diagnosed with ADHD: 10.2% (2022)
  • Percent of boys ever diagnosed with ADHD: 13.2% (2022)
  • Percent of girls ever diagnosed with ADHD: 7.0% (2022)

Source: Interactive Summary Health Statistics for Children: National Health Interview Survey, 2019-2022

Physician office visits
  • Number of visits to physician offices with attention deficit disorder as the primary diagnosis: 5.7 million

Source: National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2019 National Summary Tables, table 14 [PDF – 864 KB]