|behavior, age, gender, and school performance. However in order to
further understand various external factors associated to ADHD
additional research needs to be conducted. One particular factor that
has not been addressed in depth would be urbanicity risk factors. In
addition, the majority of previous research has been done using highly
urban areas, calling for more research involving rural populations. A
sub-sample was taken from the National Longitudinal Study of adolescent
health. Various variables were examined such as Involvement in the
criminal justice system, urbanicity and retrospective ADHD symptoms.
Both urban and rural samples were examined regarding retrospective ADHD
prevalence and delinquent behaviors.