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Table 4 Proportion of major indices for iron state 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
Transferrin saturation < 16% 62 (95.4%) 56 (86.1%) 0.01
Ferritin < 30 ng/mL 31 (49.2%) 11 (16.9%) < 0.001
Serum iron < 22 ng/mL 50 (79.4%) 36 (55.4%) 0.001