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Table 3 Outcome in relation to gender, fever, status and diagnosis

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

  Discharged LAMA Died Referred P value
n(%) n(%) n(%) n(%)
Sex      
Male 308(91) 8(2.5) 17(5) 5(1.5) NS*
Female 187(87.8) 14(6.6) 7(3.3) 5(2.3)  
Fever      
Present 263(89.2) 9(3.1) 17(5.8) 6(2) NS*
Absent 232(90.6) 13(5.1) 7(2.7) 4(1.6)  
Status      
Present 24(60) 5(12.5) 9(37) 2(5) 0.0001†
Diagnosis      
Febrile seizure 164(97.6) 3(1.8) 1(0.6) - 0.0001†
Seizure disorder 169(91.4) 8(4.3) 6(3.3) 2(1.0)
Meningitis 31(86.1) 3(8.3) 2(5.6) -
Encephalitis 21(56.8) 4(16.8) 9(24.3) 3(8.1)
Neurocysticercosis 65(98.5) 1(1.5) - -
Tubercular meningitis 6(75) 1(12.5) 1(12.5) -
Cerebral palsy 8(80) 1(10) - 1(10)
Hypertensive encephalopathy 8(100) - - -
Others 23(69.7) 1(3.0) 5(15.2) 4(12.1)
Total      
551(100%) 495(89.8) 22(4.0) 24(4.4) 10(1.8)  
  1. †Statistically significant * Not significant.