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Table 4 Clinical predictors of outcome in the studied subjects

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

Variables Good outcome Poor outcome P value
Male (%) 55.84% 56.52% 0.954
Age (mean), years 55.31 ± 6.38 54.83 ± 6.24 0.748
Age of epilepsy onset (mean), years 34.13 ± 18.14 38.48 ± 18.21 0.316
Positive family history of epilepsy (%) 27.3% 21.7% 0.595
Absence of medical comorbidities (%) 70.13% 34.78% 0.037*
Hypertension (%) 24.68% 39.13% 0.175
Diabetes (%) 10.39% 17.39 0.365
Ischemic heart disease (%) 5.19% 8.70% 0.535
Seizure etiology (%) Unspecific etiology 44.16% 21.74% 0.007*
Post stroke epilepsy 15.58% 47.83%
Post traumatic epilepsy 12.99% 8.70%
Proposed genetic epilepsy 20.78% 8.70%