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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