Epidemiology Social Impact And Etiology Epidemiology

Epilepsy is a disorder that afflicts approximately 2 million individuals in the United States, with an age-adjusted prevalence of approximately 4 to 7 cases/1,000 persons.1 The incidence of epilepsy in the United States is estimated at 35 to 75 cases/100,000

persons per year, which is similar to that of other developed countries. In developing countries, the incidence is higher at 100 to 190 cases/100,000 persons per year, possibly related to poor health care and prenatal care, increased risk of neurologic trauma, and increased rates of infections. About 8% of the U.S. population will experience a seizure during their lifetime. New onset seizures occur most frequently in infants less than 1 year of age and in adults after age 55 4 However, the largest number of patients suffering from epilepsy is between the ages of 15 and 64 years.

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