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Table 4 Attitude toward epilepsy (N = 1069)

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

Item Na (%) Na (%)
Attitude Yes No
Positive
 Would let their child play or study with children with epilepsy 681 (63.7%) 388 (36.3%)
 Most children with epilepsy can attend public school 873 (81.7%) 196 (18.3%)
 Seizures are not dangerous for other children 749 (70.1%) 320 (29.9%)
Negative
 Would restrict the activities of children with epilepsy 437 (40.9%) 632 (59.1%)
 Afraid having children with epilepsy in their classroom 757 (70.8%) 312 (29.2%)
 Children with epilepsy should be placed in a dedicated classroom 522 (48.8%) 547 (51.2%)
  1. aN denotes the number of valid answers