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Can You Tell Which Child Has ADHD? Boston Medical Center Reveals



7/9/2014 7:05:05 AM

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More than one in 10 American children have been diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a New York Times analysis of new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)—an estimated 6.4 million kids, or 11 percent, up from 7.8 percent a decade ago. The figure soars to 19 percent among high school–age boys, more than half of whom have been prescribed medication for the condition.

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