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Table 11 Risk of febrile seizures in children 1–2 years old associated with respiratory viruses

From: Snotwatch: an ecological analysis of the relationship between febrile seizures and respiratory virus activity

Virus 75% vs 25% Incidence Risk 99% CI P-value
Adenovirus 1.01 0.92, 1.10 0.83
hMPV* 1.18 1.03, 1.35 0.0015
Influenza A* 1.52 1.32, 1.75 < 0.0001
Influenza B* 1.25 1.09, 1.42 < 0.0001
Parainfluenza 1 0.95 0.77, 1.16 0.49
Parainfluenza 2 0.91 0.81, 1.04 0.067
Parainfluenza 3 1.08 0.94, 1.25 0.16
Picornavirus 1.04 0.89, 1.21 0.56
RSV* 1.58 1.39, 1.79 < 0.0001
  1. Intercept denotes the estimated number of febrile seizures in this age group per month. Statistically significant viruses are denoted with*. The baseline monthly number of febrile seizures for this subgroup was 14.5