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Table 1 ADHD Prevalence for 5-18 years old children by year and gender

From: Challenges in defining the rates of ADHD diagnosis and treatment: trends over the last decade

Year Percentage of male diagnosed EDC (99% CI) Percentage of female diagnosed EDC (99% CI) Percentage EDC (99% CI)
2005 9.9 (9.7-10.1) 3.5 (3.4-3.6) 6.8 (6.7-6.9)
2006 11.1 4.2 7.7
2007 12.0 4.8 8.5
2008 13.0 5.6 9.4
2009 14.1 6.3 10.3
2010 15.3 7.3 11.4
2011 16.5 8.3 12.5
2012 17.3 9.1 13.3
2013 18.0 9.9 14.1
2014 *18.3 (18.1-18.5) 10.4* (10.2-10.6) 14.4* (14.3-14.5)
  1. EDC Estimated Definitive Cohort, CI Confidence Interval
  2. *P < 0.01