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 D. Fulton and Richard M. Scheffler and Stephen P. Hinshaw and Peter Levine and Susan Stone and Timothy T. Brown and S Modrek},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={2009},
  volume={60 8},
  pages={1075-83}
}
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… CONTINUE READING