Ανάλυση ερωτηματολογίου που διερευνά τις απόψεις και τις πεποιθήσεις των ασθενών με επιληψία σχετικά με την οδήγηση
Analysis of questionnaires for the views and beliefs of epileptic patients towards their driving habits
An epileptic seizure is a short episode of behavioral or consciousness’ disorder, which initiates abruptly and usually, ends on its own. Epilepsy is a chronic brain disorder, which is characterized by repeated epileptic seizures. This dissertation aims in analyzing questionnaires that explore patients’ with epilepsy views regarding driving after being diagnosed with the illness. Two hundred and eleven questionnaires were distributed, a hundred and six of which did not include certain questions required by the research. Data were collected from patients at Evaggelismos Hospital in Athens and Papageorgiou General Hospital in Thessaloniki, during 2012 – 2013. The methods of statistical analysis used where dimensional and two-dimensional descriptive analysis, multiple response analysis, cluster analysis and logistic regression. Conclusions suggest that patients’ emotions, after being deprived from their driving license, where mainly sadness. Further, the period their driving license was suspended, depended on when they had their last seizure.