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Table 4 Association between identified risk factors according to the time of injury and topographic appearance of cerebral palsy among studied cases

From: Evaluation of risk factors for cerebral palsy

Risk factors Total
N = 1000
Topographic types of cerebral palsy p value
Spastic diplegic
N = 262(%)
Spastic quadriplegic
N = 370(%)
Spastic hemiplegic
N = 187(%)
Dyskinetic
N = 83(%)
hypotonic
N = 98(%)
Antenatal 210 73(27.9) 31(8.3) 59(31.5) 8(9.7) 39(39.8) < 0.001*
Natal/post-natal 307 93(35.5) 106(28.6) 58(31.1) 21(25.3) 29(29.5) 0.32
Post-neonatal 171 31(11.8) 43(11.6) 43(22.9) 29(34.9) 25(25.5) < 0.001*
Unidentified 312 65(24.8) 190(51.4) 27(14.5) 25(30.1) 5(5.2) < 0.001*
  1. *Statistically significant