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Table 3 The relationship between the first consultant and socio-demographic and cultural characteristic in patients with epilepsy

From: Behaviour and therapeutic itinerary of epileptic patients in Marrakech city and surrounding regions in South Morocco

Variables Modality First consultant N χ2 test P value
   Traditional Modern   
Education level of the patients’ parents The two illiterates 25 20 2.346 0.310
One of the two educated 9 7   
The two educated 13 21   
Age distribution 0–15 2 12 9.62 0.047
16–30 28 22   
31–45 17 10   
46–60 7 6   
> 60 3 3   
Occupation of patients Unemployed patients 24 16 16.155 0.006
Students 3 15   
Housewives 13 8   
Officials and liberal professions 3 8   
Workers or Executing Agents 12 5   
Retired 2 1