This data slice compares adolescent ADHD diagnoses across racial-ethnic groups. It shows large racial/ethnic differences, with the highest rates among Non-Hispanic (NH) Alaskan Native/American Indian children, followed by NH White, NH Black, and NH Other Race children. Rates were substantially lower for Hispanic and NH Asian.
ADHD, Racial/Ethnic Differences, Children
Disability Studies | Race and Ethnicity
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Wong, Ashlyn W.W.A, "Presence of Large Racial-Ethnic Differences in ADHD Prevalence among U.S. Children" (2021). Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion: Population Health Research Brief Series. 142.
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