Health status of people with epilepsy compared with a general reference population.

@article{Stavem2000HealthSO,
  title={Health status of people with epilepsy compared with a general reference population.},
  author={Knut Stavem and Jon H. Loge and Stein Kaasa},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2000},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={85-90}
}
PURPOSE To study the impact of epilepsy in a representative sample of people with epilepsy and compare with a normal reference population. METHODS We collected clinical and demographic data and information on health status by using the Short Form 36 (SF-36) questionnaire in two populations: (a) 397 patients with confirmed epilepsy attending a county hospital during a 7-year period, and (b) 1,663 patients from a random sample representative of the entire national population. RESULTS The… CONTINUE READING

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