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Table 6 Multiple logistic regression analysis showing predictors for final outcome of infantile spasms in terms of resolution of seizures

From: Clinical profile and treatment of infantile spasms using vigabatrin and ACTH - a developing country perspective

Variables Resolution of Seizures
Adjusted OR *
(EEG and/or clinical)
95% CI **
Type of therapy (p < 0.001)   
Receipt of second drug 1 -
ACTH monotherapy 4.2 0.6 - 6.8
Vigabatrin monotherapy 4.6 1.1 - 7.2
Etiology (p < 0.001)   
Symptomatic 1 -
Cryptogenic 1.2 0.4 - 2.1
Idiopathic 4.4 1.6 - 6.9
Age at Diagnosis (p = 0.04)   
> 12 months 1 -
6 - 12 months 1.2 0.8 - 1.5
< 6 months 1.3 0.6 - 2.1
  1. * OR = Odds Ratio
  2. ** CI = Confidence Interval