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Table 6 Comparison between both groups regarding epilepsy related clinical data

From: Sleep pattern in epilepsy patients: a polysomnographic study

VariableGroup IGroup IIP value
Mean ± SD or Percentage (n)
  Generalized epilepsy83.3% (25)53.3% (16)0.012
  Focal epilepsy
   Temporal lobe Seizures
16.7% (5)
13.3% (4)
46.7% (14)
43.3% (13)
0.012
0.009
  Number AEDs1.03 ± 0.032.6 ± 1.012.71
  1st generation AED76.7% (23)100% (30)0.005
  2nd generation AED23.3% (7)90% (27)0.0001
   VPA
   CBZ
   PHT
   LEV
   LTG
   OXC
30% (9)
43.3% (13)
3.3% (1)
16.7% (5)
3.3% (1)
3.3% (1)
56.7% (17)
66.7% (20)
13.3% (4)
60% (18)
16.7% (5)
6.7% (2)
0.037
0.069
0.161
0.0005
0.085
0.55
  1. AEDs antiepileptic drugs, VPA valproic acid, CBZ carbamazepine, PHT phenytoin, LEV levetiracetam, LTG lamotrigine, OXC oxycarbazepine