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Title:
   Trends in Health Care Expenses and Utilization for Children under Age 18 Reporting Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 1996 and 2008
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 324
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   May 25, 2011
Description:
   In 1996, there were 71.5 million children under age 18 in the U.S. noninstitutionalized civilian population and the proportion reporting attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) was 2.9 percent (2.1 million children). In 2008, the total number of children under age 18 in the U.S civilian noninstitutionalized population was 74.3 million and the proportion reporting attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) rose to 5.2 percent (3.9 million children).
Author(s):
   Marie N. Stagnitti, MPA
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Children's Health, Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Medical Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st324/stat324.pdf (86 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st324/stat324.shtml
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