Number of Children Diagnosed with ADHD in the U.S.

September is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder month. How many children have ADHD in the United States? We have the answer via our Daily Snippet:

The number of children 3-17 years of age ever diagnosed with ADHD is  5.2 million

That number comes from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

There are some additional interesting geographical statistics in the infographic below which prompts questions about the cause and diagnosis of the disorder.