TABLE 1

Mortality Among ADHD Cases Versus Remainder of Members of the 1976 to 1982 Rochester, MN, Birth Cohort

ADHD Cases (N = 367)Remainder of Birth Cohort (N = 4946)
Total number of deathsa737
Medically related113
Suicideb35
Homicide02
Accidentc315
Unknown02
Mean age of death (y)21.919.9
  • a Overall SMR, 1.88 (95% CI, 0.83–4.26; P = .13).

  • b SMR for suicide only, 4.83 (95% CI, 1.14–20.46; P = .032).

  • c SMR for accidents only, 1.70 (95% CI, 0.49–5.97; P = .41).