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Incidence of convulsive epilepsy in a rural area in Kenya.

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PURPOSE: There are only a few studies of incidence of epilepsy in low and middle income countries (LMICs). These are often small and conducted in specific age groups or areas where the prevalence of risk factors is high; therefore, these studies are not representative of the wider populations. We determined the incidence of convulsive epilepsy (CE) in a large rural population in Kenya. METHODS: We conducted two cross-sectional surveys 5 years apart within a health and demographic surveillance...

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10.1111/epi.12236

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Journal:
Epilepsia More from this journal
Volume:
54
Issue:
8
Pages:
1352-1359
Publication date:
2013-08-01
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EISSN:
1528-1167
ISSN:
0013-9580
Language:
English
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406329
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2013-11-16

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