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Incidence of epilepsy: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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OBJECTIVE: To estimate the pooled incidence of epilepsy from published studies and investigate sources of heterogeneity in the estimates. METHODS: We searched online databases for incidence studies and used meta-analytic methods to analyze the data. RESULTS: Thirty-three articles met the entry criteria. The median incidence of epilepsy was 50.4/100,000/year (interquartile range [IQR] 33.6-75.6), while it was 45.0 (IQR 30.3-66.7) for high-income countries and 81.7 (IQR 28.0-239.5) for low- and...

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Volume:
77
Issue:
10
Pages:
1005-1012
Publication date:
2011-09-01
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EISSN:
1526-632X
ISSN:
0028-3878
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English
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2012-12-19

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