Data table for Figure 21

Visits to physician offices and hospital outpatient departments for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among children 4–17 years of age, by sex and age: United States, 1996–2006

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Sex and ageRateSERateSERateSE
Number of visits per 100 children
Children 4–17 years5.
4–8 years4.
9–12 years8.
13–17 years3.

SE is standard error.

NOTES: ADHD visits were identified by a primary diagnosis International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification code of 314.00 or 314.01. Rates are for the civilian noninstitutionalized population. For 1996–1999 data, population estimates are 1990-based postcensal estimates as of July 1 and are adjusted for net underenumberation using the 1990 National Population Adjustment Matrix from the U.S. Census Bureau. For data years 2000 and beyond, population estimates are based on the 2000 census. See Appendix I, Population Census and Population Estimates.

SOURCES: CDC/NCHS, National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey and National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.

From: Chartbook

Cover of Health, United States, 2008
Health, United States, 2008: With Special Feature on the Health of Young Adults.
National Center for Health Statistics (US) .
Hyattsville (MD): National Center for Health Statistics (US); 2009 Mar.

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