An estimated 5.4 million U.S. children are currently diagnosed with ADHD.
Children living in the South are 63% more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than those living in western states. (12% of Florida's pediatric population is diagnosed.)
Nearly 20% of all American boys will be diagnosed with ADHD by the time they reach high school.
Between 2008 and 2012, sales of ADHD drugs grew by 89%.
Boys are more than twice as likely as girls to have ADHD.
The average age of current diagnosis of ADHD is 6.2 years.
69% of children with current ADHD are taking ADHD medication.
ADHD medication has become a popular shortcut to better grades in school.