TABLE 1

Sociodemographic Correlates of Lifetime Epilepsy /Seizure Disorder

Child Ever Diagnosed with Epilepsy/Seizure Disorder
No. in Sample
(Unweighted)No. Ever Diagnosed
(Unweighted)Weighted Prevalence per 100095% CI per 1000Adjusted
RR95% CI
Total91 60597710.28.7–11.8
 Former diagnosis4513.93.3–4.6
 Current diagnosis5266.34.9–7.8
Household income
 <100% FPL10 95617012.89.6–17.11.951.16–3.27
 100% –199% FPL15 57522612.59.8–15.91.791.20–2.65
 200% –299% FPL16 53118312.47.6–20.21.510.80–2.85
 300% –399% FPL14 2151115.94.3–8.10.780.51–1.17
 400% FPL or greater34 3282877.76.0–10.0base
Family structure
 Two biological/ adoptive parents70 5956699.17.4–11.2base
 Single mother14 72221713.610.7–17.21.220.86–1.73
 Other57418613.69.8–18.71.200.80–1.80
Race/Ethnicity
 White61 35263310.98.8–13.5base
 African American886910810.67.8–14.30.720.51–1.03
 Hispanic11 5201218.96.2–12.90.680.43–1.06
 Multiracial/Other8320958.24.9–13.40.750.44–1.27
Highest parent education
 HS diploma20 81130911.79.6–14.11.030.73–1.45
 More than HS69 7036589.57.7–11.8base
Child age, y
 0–5 27 5552046.34.9–8.3base
 6–1127 78130310.38.2–12.81.621.13–2.31
 12–1736 26947014.010.8–18.22.261.54–3.33
Child gender
 Male47 51350811.89.4–14.91.381.03–1.84
 Female43 9834698.67.2–10.3base
  • FPL, federal poverty level.