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Table 2 Familiarity with epilepsy (N = 1069)

From: Knowledge and attitudes among preschools staff in Shanghai, China, regarding epilepsy

Item aN (%) aN (%)
  Yes No
Had received epilepsy-related information or training 705 (65.8%) 366 (34.2%)
Source of the information
 Self-study 86 (8.1%) 983 (91.8%)
 Public media 298 (27.9%) 771 (72.1%)
 Doctors 71 (6.6%) 998 (93.4%)
 Parents of children with epilepsy 78 (7.3%) 991 (92.7%)
 In conversation 149 (13.9%) 920 (86.1%)
 Attended relevant training 387 (36.2%) 682 (63.8%)
 Had seen someone have a seizure previously 314 (29.4%) 755 (70.6%)
 Experience with teaching a child with epilepsy 202 (18.9%) 867 (81.1%)
 Experience with applying first-aid for seizures 188 (17.6%) 881 (82.4%)
  1. aN denotes the number of valid answers