Prevalence and risk factors of epilepsy among school children in Kayseri City Center, an urban area in Central Anatolia, Turkey


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CANPOLAT M. , KUMANDAŞ S. , Poyrazoglu H. G. , GÜMÜŞ H. , Elmali F. , PER H.

SEIZURE-EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF EPILEPSY, vol.23, no.9, pp.708-716, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.seizure.2014.05.012
  • Title of Journal : SEIZURE-EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF EPILEPSY
  • Page Numbers: pp.708-716
  • Keywords: Epilepsy, Prevalence, Child, Kayseri, Turkey, UNPROVOKED SEIZURES, RURAL AREA, NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS, NIGERIAN AFRICANS, COMMUNITY, EPIDEMIOLOGY, POPULATION, ROCHESTER, DISTRICT, MINNESOTA

Abstract

Purpose: To investigate the prevalence of epilepsy in schoolchildren aged 7-17 in the province of Kayseri together with the accompanying risk factors.