U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

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Children Aged 2-17 Years Currently Taking Medication for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Emotions, Concentration, or Behavior, by Race/Ethnicity, 2007

Percent of children:

  • Total 6.2
  • Non-Hispanic White 7.3
  • Non-Hispanic Black 6.3
  • Hispanic 3.3
  • Multiracial 8.3
  • Other Races* 2.5

*Includes Asian/Pacific Islanders and American Indian/Alaska Natives.

Source I.7: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Survey of Children’s Health

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