Title

Behavioral problems in children with epilepsy in rural Kenya

Document Type

Article

Department

Institute for Human Development

Abstract

Abstract: The aims of this study were to record behavioral problems in children with epilepsy (CWE), compare the prevalence with that reported among healthy children without epilepsy, and investigate the risk factors. A child behavioral questionnaire for parents comprising 15 items was administered to the main caregiver of 108 CWE and 108 controls matched for age in Kilifi, Kenya. CWE had a higher mean score for reported behavioral problems than controls (6.9 vs 4.9, t=4.7, P

Comments

This work was published before the author joined Aga Khan University.

Publication

Epilepsy & Behavior

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