Notes: 1 The visit rate for boys is significantly different (p < 0.05) from the rate for girls, based on a two-tailed t test.
Among children 4-17 years of age. Estimates are based on 2-year averages. Attention deficit/hyperactivity visits have a principal diagnostic code of ICD–9–CM 314.00 or 314.01. Visit rates are based on the July 1, 2012, and July 1, 2013, set of estimates of the civilian noninstitutionalized population of the United States, as developed by the Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau.
Data Source: NCHS, National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 2012–2013.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Center for Health Statistics: Physician Office Visits for Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents Aged 4–17 Years: United States, 2012–2013