Mobile phones and seizures: drug-resistant epilepsy is less common in mobile-phone-using patients.
Published in: Postgrad Med J 2017; 93 (1095): 25-28
Aim of study (acc. to author)
Endpoint/type of risk estimation
Reference group 1
mobile phone use: no
mobile phone use: only at home, device not carried on the body
mobile phone use: for more than 1 year, device carried on the body
patients having epilepsy for 1 year or more
2014 - 2015
unable to communicate
Statistical analysis method:
- Fisher's exact test
- negative binomial Poisson regression
Conclusion (acc. to author)
Limitations (acc. to author)
Study funded by
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