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People are most likely to be diagnosed with epilepsy as a child or older adult

Number of People Diagnosed With Epilepsy

Number of new epilepsy cases for each age group is out of 100,000 people

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Around 50 million to 65 million people around the world have epilepsy

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In the US epilepsy is the 4th most common neurological disorder

Over 150,000 people are diagnosed with epilepsy each year

About 3.4 million people in the US have epilepsy (approximately 1.2% of the US population)

This means 1in 26 people in the US may develop epilepsy at some point in their lifetime

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