National variation of ADHD diagnostic prevalence and medication use: health care providers and education policies.

@article{Fulton2009NationalVO,
  title={National variation of ADHD diagnostic prevalence and medication use: health care providers and education policies.},
  author={Brent Fulton and Richard M. Scheffler and Stephen P Hinshaw and Peter Levine and Susan Stone and Timothy Brown and Sepideh Modrek},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={2009},
  volume={60 8},
  pages={
          1075-83
        }
}
  • Brent Fulton, Richard M. Scheffler, +4 authors Sepideh Modrek
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Psychiatric services
  • OBJECTIVES Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnostic prevalence and medication use vary across U.S. census regions, but little is known about state-level variation. The purpose of this study was to estimate this variation across states and examine whether a state's health care provider characteristics and education policies are associated with this variation. METHODS Logistic regression models were estimated with 69,505 children aged four to 17 from the state-stratified and… CONTINUE READING

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