ADHD Information

By Chandler Jenkinson

Stats

  • ADHD affects around 5% of Americans. That turns out to be 8 to 9 million people.
  • 9.5% of 4 - 17 have ADHD.
  • The amount of people that have ADHD has increased 3% from 1997 to 2006
  • Boys are more likely to get ADHD
  • The reports of ADHD have increased 22% between 2003 to 2007


Facts

  • ADHD is not caused by poor parenting
  • ADHD is likely cause by biological factors
  • ADHD can run in the family
  • Medicine can be used to make the name act normal
  • ADHD is recognized as a divisibility