(MSNBC.com) According to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study, nearly one out of 10 children in the United States is being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
That ratio represents an increase of more than two percent compared to a decade ago, according to CDC researchers.
“This change is reflected in numerous national data sets,” said the study's lead author, Dr. Lara Akinbami. “It’s robust and real. But we can’t say whether it’s a true increase in prevalence or just better detection.”
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