Facts About Mental Disorders In U.S. Children and Vaccines

From the CDC website:

ADHD, behavior problems, anxiety, and depression are the most commonly diagnosed mental disorders in children:

9.4% of children aged 2-17 years (approximately 6.1 million) have received an ADHD diagnosis.2 Read more information on ADHD here.

7.4% of children aged 3-17 years (approximately 4.5 million) have a diagnosed behavior problem.3

7.1% of children aged 3-17 years (approximately 4.4 million) have diagnosed anxiety.3

3.2% of children aged 3-17 years (approximately 1.9 million) have diagnosed depression. 3

Some of these conditions commonly occur together. For example:

Having another disorder is most common in children with depression: about 3 in 4 children aged 3-17 years with depression also have anxiety (73.8%) and almost 1 in 2 have behavior problems (47.2%).3

For children aged 3-17 years with anxiety, more than 1 in 3 also have behavior problems (37.9%) and about 1 in 3 also have depression (32.3%).3

For children aged 3-17 years with behavior problems, more than 1 in 3 also have anxiety (36.6%) and about 1 in 5 also have depression (20.3%).3

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