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Table 5 Rate of different types of seizures among the studied epileptic groups

From: Prevalence of childhood and adolescence epilepsy in Upper Egypt (desert areas)

Types of seizures Infancy
N = 25
Early childhood
N = 119
Late childhood
N = 122
Adolescence
N = 84
Total
N = 350
N % N % N % N % N %
Generalized 11 44 57 47.9 64 52.5 43 51.2 175 50
 GTC 8 32 37 31.1 44 36.1 27 32.1 116 33
 Tonic 2 8 16 13.4 5 4.1 10 11.9 33 9.4
 Clonic 0 0 1 0.8 3 2.5 0 0 4 1.1
 Absence 1 4 2 1.7 8 6.6 3 3.6 14 4
 Atonic 0 0 0 0 2 1.6 2 2.4 4 1.1
Myoclonus 0 0 1 0.8 2 1.6 1 1.2 4 1.1
Partial 13 52 51 42.9 54 44.3 39 46.4 157 44.9
 Simple partial 3 12 2 1.7 7 5.7 7 8.3 19 5.4
 Complex partial 4 16 29 24.4 19 15.6 17 20.2 69 19.7
 Partial with secondary generalization 6 24 20 16.8 28 23 15 17.9 69 19.7
Mixed seizures 1 4 11 9.2 4 3.3 2 2.3 18 5.1
  1. P < 0.17