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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