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Co-morbidity of epilepsy in Tanzanian children: A community-based case-control study

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Purpose: To define the prevalence and associations of co-morbidity and school attendance in older children with epilepsy (CWE) from a rural district of Tanzania by conducting a community-based case-control study. Methods: Children aged 6-14 years old with active epilepsy (at least two unprovoked seizures in the last five years) were identified in a cross-sectional survey in Tanzania. Co-morbidities were assessed and cases were compared with age-matched controls. Results: Co-morbidity was very...

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Rogathe, J More by this author
Whittaker, RG More by this author
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Journal:
Seizure
Volume:
21
Issue:
3
Pages:
169-174
Publication date:
2012-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1532-2688
ISSN:
1059-1311
URN:
uuid:f59ad555-cdb7-4c67-b74e-e289ef2414ec
Source identifiers:
321190
Local pid:
pubs:321190

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