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Table 1 Correlations between ICA occurrence and seizure semiology, lateralization, and ictal onset zone

From: Frequency of peri-ictal apnea and cardiac arrhythmias in epileptic seizures

  ICA Chi-square
Yes
N % χ2 P value
Type of seizure semiology
Yes 4 11.11 46.793 <0.001*
FOIA motor onset with automatism 16 44.44
FOIA nonmotor onset 5 13.89
FOIA motor onset hyperkinetic or FOA motor onset tonic or clonic 4 11.11
FBTCS 7 19.44
Absence 0 0.00
GTCs 0 0.00
Non convulsive seizure 4 11.11
Ictal onset zone
Frontal 6 16.67 70.540 <0.001*
Temporal 28 77.78
Parietal 2 5.56
Generalized 0 0.00
Seizure lateralization
Left 20 55.56 32.884 <0.001*
Right 16 44.44
Generalized 0 0.00
  1. FBTCS focal onset to bilateral tonic-clonic seizures, FOA focal onset aware, FOIA focal onset with impaired awareness, GTCs generalized onset tonic-clonic seizures, χ2 chi-square value
  2. *Statistically significant