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Growth parameters and childhood epilepsy in Hai District, Tanzania: A community-based study

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Aim: This cross-sectional study examined whether growth parameters were associated with epilepsy in children living in a rural community in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Materials and methods: A cross-sectional study was performed in the Hai District Demographic Surveillance Site (HDSS), Tanzania in which 6-14 year old children with epilepsy (CWE) were identified. Age matched controls were randomly selected from the Hai census database for comparison. Anthropometric measurements were used to asse...

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Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Epilepsy Research
Volume:
108
Issue:
8
Pages:
1444-1450
Publication date:
2014-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1872-6844
ISSN:
0920-1211
Source identifiers:
484477
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:484477
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uuid:22d9c2b5-f088-4a07-b9da-152108366adf
Local pid:
pubs:484477
Deposit date:
2014-09-21

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