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Table 2 Descriptive results and clinical characteristics of the studied subjects (continued)

From: Predictive factors of epilepsy outcome in a sample of Egyptian pre-elderly and elderly population

Variables n = 100
Status epilepticus (%) 16%
Seizure precipitants (%) No precipitants 35%
Stress 31%
Sleep 12%
Sleep deprivation 13%
Anti-epileptic drugs (%) Carbamazepine 43%
Valproate 39%
Phenytoin 14%
Levetiracetam 33%
MRI brain findings (%) Normal 56%
Encephalomalacia 30%
Temporal atrophy 7%
EEG changes (%) Normal 55%
Focal changes 37%
Generalized changes 10%
  1. AED anti-epileptic drug, MRI magnetic resonance imaging, EEG electroencephalography