ADHD Rates Rising Sharply in U.S. Kids

 ADHD in the News 2018-09-06

The number of ADHD diagnoses among children has risen dramatically in the past two decades, going from 6 percent to 10 percent, a new report shows...To study ADHD trends, [researchers] reviewed 20 years of data from the National Health Interview Survey, which is conducted annually by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The investigators looked at statistics from 1997 to 2017.