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Table 1 Prevalence and incidence of methylphenidate treatment per 1,000 children and adolescents aged 3 to 17 years in 2005 and 2006

From: Comorbidities in ADHD children treated with methylphenidate: a database study

  Year Male (95% CI) Female (95% CI) Total (95% CI)
Treatment prevalence 1 2005 23.35 (23.05-23.65) 5.50 (5.35-5.65) 14.66 (14.49-14.83)
2006 26.70 (26.38-27.02) 6.59 (6.43-6.75) 16.90 (16.72-17.09)
Treatment incidence 1 2005 6.65 (6.48-6.81) 1.87 (1.78-1.96) 4.32 (4.23-4.41)
  2006 7.20 (7.03-7.37) 2.16 (2.07-2.26) 4.75 (4.65-4.84)
  1. 1 Weighted for the German population aged 3 to 17 years in the respective year, taking age and federal state into account.