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Table 3 Distribution of clinical factors by sex among patient with epilepsy at Amanuel Mental Specialized Hospital: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; 2016

From: Sexual dysfunction and associated factors among patients with epilepsy at Amanuel Mental Specialty Hospital, Addis Ababa – Ethiopia

Variable Over all sample: n=694 Female: n=234 Male: n=460
Age onset of Epilepsy: n (%)
 < 5years 97 (14.00) 33 (14.10) 64 (13.90)
 5 – 14 167 (24.10) 62 (26.50) 105 (22.80)
 15 – 24 253 (36.50) 74 (31.60) 179 (38.90)
 25 – 34 99 (14.30) 42 (17.90) 57 (12.40)
 35 – 44 62 (8.90) 20 (8.50) 42 (9.10)
 >44 16 (2.30) 3 (1.30) 13 (9.10)
Seizure experience
 Not controlled
  Severe 270 (38.90) 101(43.20) 169 (36.70)
  Moderate 72 (10.40) 27 (11.50) 45 (9.80)
  Mild 169 (24.40) 52 (22.20) 117 (25.40)
  Controlled 183 (26.40) 54 (23.10) 129 (28.00)
Medication Regimens: n (%)
 Mono therapy 541 (78.10) 178 (76.10) 363 (79.10)
 Poly therapy 152 (21.90) 56 (23.90) 96 (20.90)
Types of medication: n (%)
 Phenobarbitone 557 (80.30) 197 (84.20) 360 (78.30)
 Carbamazepine 128 (18.40) 34 (14.50) 94 (20.40)
 Phenytoin 94 (13.50) 33 (41.10) 61 (13.30)
 Na-valporate 53 (7.60) 20 (8.50) 33 (7.20)
Co morbid illness: n (%)
 Yes 170 (24.50) 59 (25.20) 111 (24.10)
 No 524 (75.50) 175 (74.80) 349 (75.90)
Medical co-morbidities: n (%)
 Hypertension 43 (6.20) 22 (9.40) 21 (4.60)
 Diabetics 36 (5.20) 21 (9.00) 15 (3.30)
 HIV 41(5.90) 30 (12.80) 11 (2.40)
 Other 9 (1.30) 5 (2.10) 4 (0.90)
Psychiatric co-morbidities: n (%)
 Psychosis 21 (3.00) 9 (3.80) 12 (2.60)
 Depression 34 (4.90) 17 (7.30) 17 (7.30)
Medication for co-morbid illness: n (%)
 Yes 82 (11.80) 41 (17.50) 41 (8.90)
 No 611 (88.00) 193 (82.50) 419 (91.00%)
BMI: n (%)
 Under weight 73 (10.50) 32 (13.70) 41 (8.90)
 Normal weight 515 (74.20) 156 (66.70) 359 (78.00)
 Over weight 106 (15.30) 46 (19.70) 60 (13.00)