|ADD, ADHD, Allergies, Arthritis and Asthma Statistics.
ADD, ADHD, etc. - About one in six children has a developmental disability. These include speech and language disorders, learning disabilities and ADHD. (CDC) Read more
Allergies - Approximately three million children (3.9%) under 18 have a food or digestive allergy. From 1997 to 2007, the prevalence of reported food allergy increased 18% among children under age 18 years. Children with food allergy are two to four times more likely to have other related conditions such as asthma and other allergies, compared with children without food allergies. (CDC) Read more
Arthritis - Childhood arthritis is the 4th most common chronic disease in children, and it affects more than 1 in 1,000 kids. (Dr. Yukiko Kimura, Hackensack University Medical Center) Read more
Asthma - One in every 10 children in the U.S. has asthma. Asthma is the most common long-term disease of children, and is one of the leading causes of school absenteeism. (CDC) Read more