Prevalence: The prevalence of Childhood Schizophrenia is about 1.1% of the United States population. Similarly, in other scholarly articles, I found about 7.7 people out of every 1000 individuals (ncbi.nlm.nih.gov) have been found to have Schizophrenia. Because this is a very small percentage difference, I consider it just as accurate. I have included this resource in the 'additional web resources' section of the worksheet.
Childhood Schizophrenia Q&A. Schizophrenia is a chronic, disabling brain disorder. While it typically affects men and women in their 20s and 30s, children can also develop this mental illness. Young or old, schizophrenics often hear voices and misinterpret the world around them. http://www.oprah.com/health/Childhood-Schizophrenia-Symptoms-and-Causes