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Table 3 Estimation of the French prevalence of methylphenidate use in 2004

From: Psychotropic medication in the French child and adolescent population: prevalence estimation from health insurance data and national self-report survey data

age Boys (‰) Girls (‰) All (‰)
0-4 [0.054 ; 0.055] [0.027 ; 0.028] [0.040 ; 0.041]
5-9 [3.0; 3.1] [5.1 ; 5.2] [1.8 ; 1.9]
10-14 [3.7 ; 3.8] [0.69 ; 0.71] [2.7 ; 2.8]
15-18 [1.7 ; 1.8] [0.27 ; 0.28] [1.0 ; 1.1]
all [2.5 ; 2.6] [0.38 ; 0.39] [1.4 ; 1.5]