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Table 2 Demographic data of patients with epilepsy

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

  Infancy and early childhood (birth to < 6 years) Late childhood (6 to < 12 years) Adolescence (12 to < 18 years) Total (birth to < 18 years) P
No. % No. % No. % No. %
Number 144 41.1 122 34.85 84 24.0 350 100  
Sex          0.17
 Males 77 53.5 76 62.3 40 47.6 193 55.1  
 Females 67 46.5 46 37.7 44 52.4 157 44.9  
Education
 Preschool age 144 100 144 41.1 0.000
 Illiterate 88 72.1 24 28.6 112 32  
 Primary and prep 34 27.9 28 33.3 62 17.7  
 Secondary and high   32 38.1 32 9.0  
Residence
 Urban 107 74.3 85 69.7 69 82.1 261 74.6 0.06
 Rural 37 25.7 37 30.3 15 17.9 89 25.4