Survey of public awareness, attitudes, and understanding toward epilepsy in Nhan Chinh, Hanoi, Vietnam, in 2003
作者: Le Quang CuongDinh Duc ThienPierre Jallon
作者单位: 1Department of Neurology, Hanoi University of Medicine, Ton That Tung Street, Dong Da, Hanoi, Viet Nam
2Training Center, Bach Mai Hospital, Hanoi, Viet Nam
3Epileptology and EEG Unit, Cantonal Hospital of Geneva, Rue Micheli du Crest 24, CH-1211, Geneva 14, Switzerland
刊名: Epilepsy and Behavior, 2005, Vol.8 (1), pp.176-180
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2005.09.012
关键词: EpilepsyPerceptionsSurveyVietnam
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Purpose(#br)Many studies have shown that cultural and social awareness of, attitudes toward, and knowledge about epilepsy can have an impact on the acceptance of treatment. The aim of this study is to characterize public awareness of attitudes toward and understanding of epilepsy in a Vietnamese community and to compare results with those obtained in other cultures.(#br)Methods(#br)A survey concerning the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of Vietnamese people with respect to epilepsy was carried out in the Nhan Chinh precinct of Hanoi. One thousand people were randomly selected for face-to-face interviews regarding epilepsy.(#br)Results(#br)Of the subjects surveyed, 54.6% had heard of epilepsy; 45.5% knew someone with epilepsy; 49.2% had witnessed an epileptic seizure; 56%...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:1.844 (2012)

  • epilepsy 癫痫
  • understanding 理解
  • awareness 意识
  • public 公众的
  • toward