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Table 6 Risk factors for neurological deficits on discharge

From: The incidence, aetiology and outcome of acute seizures in children admitted to a rural Kenyan district hospital

Risk factors Deficits on discharge, (%) No deficits at discharge, (%) Crude Odds ratio (95% CI) P value Adjusted odds ratio (95% CI) P value
Median (IQR) age, months 13 (0, 48) 26 (13, 41) - 0.644 - -
Focal seizures 1/11 (9.1) 148/828 (17.9) 0.46 (0.01, 3.28) 0.449 - -
Status epilepticus 5/11 (45.5) 81/861 (9.4) 8.02 (1.88, 32.2) <0.001 6.56 (1.05,44.9) 0.045
Coma 4/11 (36.4) 69/861 (8.0) 6.56 (1.37, 26.4) 0.001 18.4 (3.03, 112) 0.002
Severe wasting 1/11 (9.1) 7/861 (0.8) 12.2 (0.24, 110) 0.097 23.9 (2.15, 266) 0.010
Hypoglycaemia 1/11 (9.1) 20/826 (2.4) 4.03 (0.09, 30.8) 0.160 - -
Malaria 5/11 (45.5) 463/861 (53.8) 0.72 (0.17, 2.84) 0.582 - -
Bacteraemia 1/11 (9.1) 18/844 (2.1) 4.59 (0.10, 35.4) 0.120 - -
Pyogenic meningitis 1/11 (9.1) 19/861 (2.2) 4.43 (0.10, 34.0) 0.130 - -
Neonatal sepsis or tetanus 1/11 (9.1) 30/861 (3.5) 2.77 (0.06, 20.6) 0.318 - -
Hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy 2/11 (18.2) 1/861 (0.1) 191 (8.61,11278) <0.001 158 (8.78,2827) 0.001