Dataset of original studies on schoolteachers' or pupils' real-life experiences, attitudes, and knowledge of epilepsy and seizures

Published: 12 April 2024| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/2ndzc6nwpx.1
Alexei Birkun


This dataset contains results of a structured analysis of original papers (English-language articles published between 2004 and 2024) reporting questionnaire surveys aimed at examining the real-life experiences, knowledge, and attitudes of schoolteachers or pupils towards epilepsy and seizures. The dataset table collected the following data (sheet #1 "Dataset"): information about the author(s), year of publication, study geography, sample size, numbers and/or percentages of subjects who ever witnessed a seizure, who ever provided first aid for seizures, who expressed their willingness to give first aid to a person with seizures, who supposed they know how to/able to give first aid to a person with seizures, who received training on first aid for seizures, and who wished to learn first aid for seizures, as well as the number and/or percentage of subjects who considered certain actions appropriate to help the person with seizures. Sheet #2 ("Bibliography") of the dataset file contains a full bibliography of the publications included in the analysis. The dataset was utilised for performing the related scoping review.



School, Epilepsy, Emergency Management, Seizure, Convulsion, Teacher, First Aid, Generalized Seizure, Student