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    Epilepsy-does it discriminate against age or race?

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    Does Epilepsy disorder affect men and women equally? Every ethnic group? Other groups?

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    https://brainmass.com/health-sciences/epidemiology/epilepsy-differential-affects-based-sex-race-345222

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    Epilepsy is a condition of recurrently occuring seizures. More than 2.5 million Americans of all ages, races, and ethnic backgrounds have epilepsy.
    Males tend to be slightly more prone than females but the prevalence is 30% higher among people with learning difficulties, not so much within race or gender.

    In around 60% of cases, no cause can be ...

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    This solution explains how different factors affect epilepsy prevalence. Factors that are discussed include, race, sex, and age.

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