Table 2.

Annual incidence of status epilepticus in French-speaking of Switzerland by canton, 1997–1998

CantonPopulation, NCases, nIncidence rate, n/100,000/y95% CIAge-adjusted incidence rate*
* Using the 1980 US population as standard.
Geneva394,5886115.511.6–19.316.3
Vaud606,471609.97.4–12.49.6
Neuchâtel165,232137.93.6–12.17.6
Jura68,94868.71.7–15.710.9
Fribourg227,866167.03.6–10.58.0
Valais272,315165.93.0–8.87.0
Total1,735,4201729.98.4–11.410.31