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Table 4 Medication purchases by age group, year and gender

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

Year Percentage of 5-8 year old females with ADHD MP from EDC (99% CI) Percentage of 5-8 year old males with ADHD MP from EDC (99% CI) Percentage of 9-12 year old females with ADHD MP from EDC (99% CI) Percentage of 9-12 year old males with ADHD MP from EDC (99% CI) Percentage of 13-17 year old females with ADHD MP from EDC (99% CI) Percentage of 13-17 year old males with ADHD MP from EDC (99% CI)
2005 43.7 (41.3-47.1) 48.3 (46.3-50.3) 49.0 (46.6-51.4) 58.3 (56.9-59.7) 51.0 (48.4-53.6) 52.5 (51.0-54.0)
2006 42.5 47.6 48.6 56.9 50.5 50.7
2007 45.1 48.1 48.6 56.5 47.9 49.5
2008 43.6 46.7 49.0 56.4 50.7 50.4
2009 43.8 49.0 51.7 57.5 51.8 52.0
2010 49.1 53.1 54.8 60.3 54.7 53.8
2011 51.9 56.4 57.3 63.4 57.5 55.1
2012 51.8 58.3 57.4 64.2 56.5 55.1
2013 56.3 62.1 59.7 65.5 58.5 55.9
2014 *57.8 (55.2-60.4) *63.3 (61.6-65.0) *58.5 (57.1-59.9) *65.3 (64.3-66.3) *57.1 (56.0-58.2) *55.1 (54.3-55.9)
  1. EDC Estimated Definitive Cohort, MP Medication Purchases, CI Confidence Interval
  2. *P < 0.01