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Table 3 Proportion with seizures, unadjusted and adjusted Prevalence Risk Ratios (PRR) for breakthrough seizures

From: The frequency and precipitating factors for breakthrough seizures among patients with epilepsy in Uganda

  Number with seizure/Total Percentage with seizure Unadjusted PRR 95% CI p-value Adjusted PRR,** 95% CI p-value
Flickering lights Watching TV
Yes 104/144 72.2 1.0   1.0  
No 89/112 79.5 1.10 (0.96,1.26) 0.176 1.34 (0.87,2.06) 0.187
Duration of watching TV
<1 hour 39/58 67.2 1.0   1.0  
2 hours 54/72 75.0 1.12 (0.89,1.40) 0.340 1.21 (0.96,1.52) 0.105
>4 hours 12/15 80.0 1.19 (0.87,1.62) 0.274 1.67 (0.83,1.64) 0.378
Alcohol use
Yes 13/17 76.5 1.0   1.0  
No 180/239 75.3 0.98 (0.75,1.30) 0.913 0.78 (0.58,1.05) 0.096
Knowledge of disease
Yes 88/113 77.9 1.0   1.0  
No 105/143 73.4 0.94 (0.82,1.08) 0.408 0.84 (0.69,1.02) 0.084
Menses
Seizures worse during menses 27/30 90.0 1.0   1.0  
Not worse in menses 53/79 67.1 0.75 (0.61,0.91) 0.003 0.75 (0.62,0.91) 0.004
Infections 27/30 90.0 0.83 (0.10,1.12) 0.003 0.75 (0.62, 091) 0.004
  1. **Adjusted for age, sex, marital status, education level, drug type, duration of anti-epileptic therapy, number of drug doses missed and hours slept at night.