Table 1

The pre-CDTI and post-CDTI epilepsy study periods and estimated epilepsy prevalence and incidence in the Mahenge area, Ulanga district in Tanzania

Mahenge area, Ulanga district, Tanzania
Year of epilepsy study data collection1989 43 2017
Status of CDTI at study yearPre-CDTIPost-CDTI
(ongoing since 1997)
Estimated epilepsy prevalence20.2/100014/1000*
Estimated epilepsy incidence146/100 00081.7/100 000†
  • *Median epilepsy prevalence.

  • †Incidence in low-income and middle-income countries.3 4

  • CDTI, community-directed treatment with ivermectin.