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Table 7 Risk of severe febrile seizure presentations associated with respiratory viruses

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

Virus 95% vs 50% Incidence Risk 99% CI P-value
Adenovirus 0.93 0.80, 1.09 0.24
hMPV 1.22 0.98, 1.453 0.020
Influenza A* 1.47 1.16, 1.86 < 0.0001
Influenza B* 1.37 1.08, 1.73 < 0.0001
Parainfluenza 1 0.93 0.64, 1.35 0.62
Parainfluenza 2* 0.79 0.63, 1.00 0.0095
Parainfluenza 3 1.12 0.88, 1.42 0.22
Picornavirus 1.04 0.81, 1.33 0.68
RSV* 1.55 1.25, 1.94 < 0.0001
  1. Intercept denotes estimated number of severe febrile seizures per month. Statistically significant viruses are denoted with*. The baseline monthly number of febrile seizures for this subgroup was 4.7