CDC Report: Risk Factors of Epilepsy Outcomes: Comorbidities in a Population with Epilepsy


This report describes outcomes from the South Carolina Epilepsy Surveillance System (SCESS). The SCESS is the only statewide epilepsy surveillance system based on administrative data, coordinated by the Medical University of South Carolina and state agencies, with CDC support (FY02-FY14). SCESS estimates incidence, prevalence, mortality, and associated risk factors, access to care/specialty care, and sociodemographic characteristics, using existing statewide ICD-9-CM coded data sets (2000-2014) representing: hospitalizations, hospital ED visits, and physician office visits.

Read executive summary: Risk Factors of Epilepsy Outcomes Comorbidities in Population with Epilepsy