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 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


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.