|Title:||Frequency of unemployment among epileptic patients in Tikrit, Iraq|
|Authors:||Al Saad, S.K.|
Al Khayat, J.Q.
Al Nooman, N.N.
|Abstract:||Epilepsy is a chronic illness that affects all ages and which has long-term complications, such as impairment of employability. We estimated the unemployment rate among 100 epileptic patients attending two public medical clinics in Tikrit. The overall rate of unemployment was 33%. The rate was significantly greater in those whose epilepsy was not controlled and those in whom the age at onset of epilepsy was younger|
|Keywords:||Age of Onset|
|Appears in Collections:||EMRO Journal Articles (EMHJ)|
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