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Table 1 Demographic data and causes of fever in children with febrile seizures and control group

From: Prospective case control study of iron deficiency and the risk of febrile seizures in children in South Korea

  Febrile seizures
(n = 63)
Control
(n = 65)
P-value
Age 27.1 ± 13.5 22.8 ± 13.3 0.07
Sex    0.22
 Male 35 (55.6%) 29 (44.6%)  
 Female 38 (44.4%) 36 (55.4%)  
Duration of fever 3.7 ± 1.9 4.0 ± 2.0 0.26
Peak body temperature 39.5 ± 0.8 39.1 ± 0.9 0.05
Causes of fever
 URI 46 (61.9%) 20 (15.4%)  
 Pneumonia 8 (12.7%) 28 (43.1%)  
 Viral illness 9 (14.3%) 1 (1.5%)  
 Gastroenteritis 0 7 (10.8%)  
 Lymphadenitis 0 3 (4.6%)  
 UTI 0 6 (9.2%)  
  1. URI Upper respiratory infection, UTI Urinary tract infection