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Table 1 Severity of epilepsy amongst autistic children

From: Tracking epilepsy and autism

  Male (%) Female (%) Comparison male vs. female (p value)
Status epilepticus 3 (17.7) 2 (66.7) p = 0.07
Intractable epilepsy 5 (29.4) 3 (100.0) p = 0.02
  1. There is no association between severity and gender. Fisher’s exact test shows no evidence of association. However, the level of severity for females is significantly higher than those for males