TABLE 2

Clinical Characteristics of Children With a Mental Health Visit in the Past Year

Children Aged 2–21 Years With a Visit for a Mental Health Condition in the Past Year, n = 1778
Sample SizeWeighted Percent
Conditiona
 ADHD121264.7
 Anxiety28719.0
 Mood disorders40324.3
 Pervasive developmental disorder1076.9
 Psychoses251.3
 Alcohol and substance disorders100.3
 Other1217.2
Prescriptionsb
 Stimulants75347.3
 SSRI/other antidepressants26921.7
 Antipsychotics19512.2
 α-agonist1157.1
 Any psychotropic medication99966.6
  • SSRI, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor.

  • a Some children had visits for >1 condition.

  • b Children may have been prescribed 0, 1, or many medications.