Community-based epidemiological study of epilepsy in the Qena governorate in Upper Egypt, a door-to-door survey.

@article{Fawi2015CommunitybasedES,
  title={Community-based epidemiological study of epilepsy in the Qena governorate in Upper Egypt, a door-to-door survey.},
  author={Gharib Fawi and Eman Mohamed Hussein Khedr and Noha Abo El-Fetoh and Mohamed Nasreldin Thabit and Mohamed A. Abbass and Ahmad F Zaki},
  journal={Epilepsy research},
  year={2015},
  volume={113},
  pages={68-75}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study is to estimate the epidemiological features of epilepsy in a representative governorate of Upper Egypt. MATERIALS AND METHODS A door-to-door community-based survey study was performed using a sample of 10 areas among various districts of the Qena governorate in Upper Egypt. Six were classified as rural areas, and the remaining four were classified as urban areas, with a total population of 8027 inhabitants. The population was screened using an epilepsy… CONTINUE READING