Table 2: Micronutrient intakes of children with ADHD compared to estimated average requirements (EAR).

MicronutrientMean Dietary Intake, mg/day mg/dayMeeting EAR (%)

Vitamin
 6–8 years 0.589
 9–12 years 0.878

Iron
 6–8 years 4.1100
 9–12 years / 100

Zinc
 6–8 years 4.072
 9–12 years 7.039

Copper
 6–8 years 0.3472
 9–12 years 0.561

Average Requirement Taken from the Dietary Reference Intakes [9]
for males aged 9–13 years
for females aged 9–13 years.