Prevalence of self-reported epilepsy, health care access, and health behaviors among adults in South Carolina.

@article{Ferguson2008PrevalenceOS,
  title={Prevalence of self-reported epilepsy, health care access, and health behaviors among adults in South Carolina.},
  author={Pamela L Ferguson and Jennifer Chiprich and Gigi M Smith and Beili Dong and Braxton B. Wannamaker and Rosemarie Kobau and David J Thurman and Anbesaw Wolde Selassie},
  journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={529-34}
}
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data from South Carolina for 2003-2005 were used to determine epilepsy prevalence and prevalence variation by demographic subgroups, and to compare health insurance coverage, health care visits, and health-related behaviors among persons with epilepsy and the general population. Two percent of respondents reported they had ever been told by a doctor that they had epilepsy, and 1% reported active epilepsy. Almost half of those with active epilepsy… CONTINUE READING

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