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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of patients had different types of seizure

From: Clinical characteristics of post-traumatic epilepsy and the factors affecting the latency of PTE

Factors Generalized onset Focal onset or both onset P-Value
Gender 0.009*
 Males 1661 (74.0) 585 (26.0)  
 Females 423 (68.7) 193 (31.3)  
Age at TBI (years) 0.000**
  < 18 863 (69.5) 379 (30.5)  
  ≥ 18 1221 (75.4) 399 (24.6)  
Family history of epilepsy 0.148
 No 2079 (72.9) 773 (27.1)  
 Yes 5 (50.0) 5 (50.0)  
The severity of TBI 0.000**
 Mild 123 (60.6) 80 (39.4)  
 Moderate 882 (74.7) 298 (25.3)  
 Severe 1079 (73.0) 400 (27.0)  
Craniocerebral injury 0.000**
 Single 1122 (78.6) 305 (21.4)  
 Multiple 962 (67.0) 473 (33.0)  
Post-TBI treatment 0.233
 Conservative treatment 1343 (72.1) 519 (27.9)  
 PD/DC 441 (72.7) 116 (27.3)  
 PD/DC + CP 300 (76.3) 93 (23.7)  
Acute seizure 0.331
 Without 1954 (72.6) 737 (27.4)  
 With 130 (76.0) 41 (24.0)  
Residual disability 0.020*
 Without 1872 (73.5) 675 (26.5)  
 With 212 (67.3) 103 (32.7)  
EEG findings a 0.085
 Normal 100 (72.5) 38 (27.5)  
 Unnormal background 56 (71.8) 22 (28.2)  
 Epileptiform discharges 262 (63.4) 151 (36.6)  
Cranial CT/MRI findings b 0.005**
 Normal 325 (84.4) 60 (15.6)  
 Abnormal 509 (77.1) 151 (71.6)  
  1. PD puncture drainage, DC decompressive craniectomy, CP cranioplasty
  2. * P < 0.05; ** P < 0.01
  3. a Data from only 629 patients
  4. b Data from only 1045 patients