Prevalence, incidence, and classification of epilepsy in the Faroes.

  • P Joensen
  • Published 1986 in Acta neurologica Scandinavica
In a retrospective study covering 11 years (1970-80) the annual incidence of epilepsy in the isolated population of the Faroes (approx. 43,000 inhabitants) was found to be 42 per 100,000. The prevalence of all types of epileptic seizures has been found to be 763 per 100,000 on prevalence day, December 31, 1980. The relative frequency of different types of… CONTINUE READING