Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee
February 9, 2006
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Prevalence of diagnosis and medication
treatment for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder – United States, 2003. MMWR 2005;54:[842-847].
3:1 Sex ratio of males to females; age effect with medication most common among 9-13 year olds.
Several racial and ethnic differences previously noted for diagnosis and treatment around ADHD