Trends in reporting injury as a cause of death among people with epilepsy in the U.S., 1981-2010

Chia Yu Chang, Tsung-Hsueh Lu, Tain Junn Cheng

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Purpose: To examine trends in reporting injury as a cause of death among people with epilepsy in the U.S. during the past three decades. Method: We analyzed the U.S. multiple causes of death data from death certificates in 1981-2010 to compare rate and odds ratios (OR) of reporting injury as cause of death among cases with vs. without mention of epilepsy across years. Results: The trends in reporting epilepsy with and without injury were similar in most age groups but were inconsistent in most external causes of injury. The OR of reporting injury was 1.02 (95% confidence intervals (CI) 0.97-1.07) in 1981-1985 and decreased to 0.52 (95% CI 0.48-0.55) in 2006-2010. The decline in OR was prominent among people aged 15-24 followed by people aged 25-44. For the five external causes of injury, the OR of suffocation and drowning were 6.32 (95% CI 5.91-6.75) and 5.64 (95% CI 5.16-6.16) in 1981-1985 and decreased to 3.03 (95% CI 2.74-3.35) and 2.56 (95% CI 2.18-3.00) in 2006-2010. The OR for poisoning and traffic crashes were 0.70 (95% CI 0.57-0.85) and 0.08 (95% CI 0.07- 0.09) in 1981-1985 and 0.21 (95% CI 0.18-0.25) and 0.06 (95% CI 0.05-0.08) in 2006-2010. Conclusion: The risk of fatal injury among people with epilepsy decreased drastically during the past three decades in most age groups and for most external causes of injury except falls. People with epilepsy had lower risks of dying from injury due to poisoning or traffic crashes, had higher risks of dying from suffocation and drowning.

原文English
頁(從 - 到)836-843
頁數8
期刊Seizure
23
發行號10
DOIs
出版狀態Published - 2014 一月 1

指紋

Cause of Death
Epilepsy
Confidence Intervals
Wounds and Injuries
Odds Ratio
Asphyxia
Poisoning
Age Groups
Death Certificates

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology

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Chang, Chia Yu ; Lu, Tsung-Hsueh ; Cheng, Tain Junn. / Trends in reporting injury as a cause of death among people with epilepsy in the U.S., 1981-2010. 於: Seizure. 2014 ; 卷 23, 編號 10. 頁 836-843.
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Trends in reporting injury as a cause of death among people with epilepsy in the U.S., 1981-2010. / Chang, Chia Yu; Lu, Tsung-Hsueh; Cheng, Tain Junn.

於: Seizure, 卷 23, 編號 10, 01.01.2014, p. 836-843.

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