Ethnic differences in the incidence of seizure disorders in children from Bradford, United kingdom.

@article{Hamdy2007EthnicDI,
  title={Ethnic differences in the incidence of seizure disorders in children from Bradford, United kingdom.},
  author={Nermin Aly Hamdy and Des Ginby and Richard G. Feltbower and Colin D. Ferrie},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2007},
  volume={48 5},
  pages={913-6}
}
We sought to determine if there are differences in the incidence of seizure disorders between the children of the indigenous and immigrant (predominantly Pakistani) populations of Bradford, United Kingdom. Annual incidence rates per 100,000 for new onset seizures were calculated along with Townsend deprivation scores. The incidence of seizures (including febrile and single) was 153 (95%CI 104-139). The rate was significantly higher in south Asians (SA) (220; 184-255) compared to non-south… CONTINUE READING

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