About the National Data
Baseline: 75.2 percent of children and adolescents aged 4 to 17 years with current ADHD had received treatment for ADHD (behavior treatment for children aged 4 to 5 years; medication and/or behavior treatment for children and adolescents aged 6 to 17 years) in the past 12 months in 2016-17
Target: 79.4 percent
Percentage point improvement
Denominator is based on children whose parents answer yes on both questions about ADHD: having been 'ever told' the child had ADHD, and 'currently has' ADHD.
Numerator is based on children who currently have ADHD and receive recommended treatment, defined as:
- For children ages 4-5 years of age: yes to having received behavioral treatment
- For children ages 6-17 years of age: yes to having received behavioral treatment OR yes to taking medication
1. Effect size h=0.1 was chosen to correspond with 10% improvement from a baseline of 50%.