Knowledge of epilepsy and familiarity with this disorder in the U.S. population: results from the 2002 HealthStyles Survey.

@article{Kobau2003KnowledgeOE,
  title={Knowledge of epilepsy and familiarity with this disorder in the U.S. population: results from the 2002 HealthStyles Survey.},
  author={Rosemarie Kobau and Patricia H. Price},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2003},
  volume={44 11},
  pages={
          1449-54
        }
}
PURPOSE To assess perceptions of knowledge and experience with epilepsy and seizures in the U.S. population to develop communication campaigns to improve the public's understanding of epilepsy. In a national survey, focal points included the public's knowledge of the disorder, whether people know someone who has it, exposure to epilepsy-related information, and knowledge about how to respond to a person having a seizure. METHODS The Epilepsy Program of the Centers for Disease Control and… CONTINUE READING
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