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Table 1 Individual clinical characteristics.

From: Quality of life in childhood epilepsy with lateralized epileptogenic foci

Age (years) Sex Disease (years) Medication (years) Antiepileptic drugs at the time of examination* Hospitalizations per year Number of seizures per month
Left-hemispheric seizure focus
7 Boy 1 1 1 C 1.00 < 1
8 Boy 1 1 3 C V L 2.00 1 - 9
8 Boy 5 5 2 C L 0.50 1 - 9
9.5 Girl 5 3 1 C 0.20 1 - 9
10.5 Boy 2 1 1 O 1.00 1 - 9
11 Boy 4 4 3 V T Cl 1.00 1 - 9
11 Boy 6 5 2 C L 0.50 1 - 9
11.5 Boy 3 3 1 L 0.50 > 30
12 Girl 10 8 1 O 0.25 > 30
12 Girl 8 2 1 O 0.18 > 30
13 Girl 3 3 1 O 0.50 1 - 9
13 Girl 10 9 3 V L T 0.67 < 1
13 Boy 3 2 1 O 0.20 > 30
13.5 Girl 5 5 1 V 0.80 < 1
14.5 Boy 3 0 1 V 0.00 1 - 9
15 Boy 4 4 1 O 0.33 1 - 9
Right-hemispheric seizure focus
6 Girl 3 2 2 C V 0.33 < 1
6 Boy 3 1 2 O V 0.33 1 - 9
7 Girl 1 1 3 O V T 1.00 > 30
8 Boy 1 1 3 V T Et 3.00 > 30
9.5 Girl 6 2 1 V 0.17 10 - 30
10.5 Boy 8 2 1 C 0.33 < 1
10.5 Girl 3 2 1 O 0.25 < 1
11.5 Boy 4 4 1 C 0.13 1 - 9
12.5 Girl 5 5 2 V Ga 0.20 > 30
12.5 Boy 2 2 1 C 1.00 > 30
12.5 Girl 9 8 3 C V Ph 1.00 < 1
13 Boy 1 0 2 V L 0.22 < 1
14.5 Boy 2 2 1 O 1.00 < 1
14.5 Boy 4 3 1 V 0.50 1 - 9
15 Boy 5 4 2 C L 1.00 10 - 30
  1. * V - Valproic acid; C - Carbamazepine; O - Oxcarbazepine; L - Lamotrigine; T - Topiramate; Cl - Clobazam; Et - Ethosuximide; Ga - Gabapentin; Ph - Phenobarbital