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Table 1 Demographic data of patients presenting with seizure

From: Profile of children admitted with seizures in a tertiary care hospital of Western Nepal

  No fever Fever Total Odds ratio (95%-CI) p
n = 256(%) n = 295(%) n = 551(%)   
Sex      
Male 140(54.7) 198(67.1) 338(61.3) 1.691(1.119,2.390) 0.003†
Female 116(45.3) 97(32.9) 213(38.7) 1  
Age      
6mo-5 yr 85(33.2) 232(78.6) 317(57.5) 11.15(6.637,18.749) 0.001†
6-10 yr 77(30.1) 40(13.6) 117(21.2) 2.123(1.171,3.849) 0.01†
11-15 yr 94(36.7) 23(7.8) 117(21.2) 1  
Type of seizure      
GTC 142(55.5) 243(82.4) 385(69.9) 2.896(1.415,5.927) 0.004†
Partial 72(28.1) 37(12.5) 109(19.8) 0.870(0.394,1.920) 0.730*
Absence 13(5.1) 2(0.7) 15(2.7) 0.260(0.051,1.341) 0.108*
Myoclonic 7(2.7) 0 7(1.3) - -
Others 22(8.6) 13(4.4) 35(6.4) 1 -
Status 21(52.5) 19(47.5) 40(7.3) 1.298(0.681,2.473) 0.428*
  1. †Statistically significant * Not significant GTC-Generalized tonic- clonic seizure.