Effects of sociodemographic factors on febrile convulsion prevalence


AYDIN A., Ergor A., ÖZKAN H.

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.50, no.2, pp.216-220, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1442-200x.2008.02562.x
  • Journal Name: PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.216-220
  • Keywords: febrile convulsion, lifetime risk, socioeconomic factors, CHILDREN, DISORDERS, EPILEPSY, SEIZURE, POPULATION, GENETICS, AGE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: The aim of the present study was to determine the lifetime risk (LTR) of febrile convulsion and the effects of socioeconomic factors affecting this risk among school children in Izmir province, Turkey.