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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Percentage of People with ADD

02/15/2000

Question:

How many people suffer from ADD?

Answer:

Estimates still vary greatly but most medical experts agree that about 5% of all adults and children have ADD.

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Response by:

Susan Louisa Montauk, MD
Formerly Professor of Family Medicine
University of Cincinnati