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Table 1 Age- and sex-specific prevalence of childhood and adolescence epilepsy

From: Prevalence of childhood and adolescence epilepsy in Upper Egypt (desert areas)

Item Childhood (birth to < 12 years) Adolescence (12 to < 18 years) Total (birth to < 18 years)
Age group Early (birth to < 6 years) Late (6 to < 12 years) Total childhood (birth to < 12 years)
Number of population 11,987 12,577 24,564 11,631 36,195
Patients
 Number 144 122 266 84 350
 Prevalence/1000 12.01 9.7 10.8 7.2 9.7
Patients
 Males
  Number 77/5958 76/6325 153/12,283 40/5877 193/18,160
  Prevalence/1000 12.9 12.01 12.5 6.8 10.6
 Females
  Number 67/6029 46/6252 113/12,281 44/5754 157/18,035
  Prevalence/1000 11.1 7.4 9.2 7.6 8.7