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Table 4 Distribution of different etiologies in accordance to sex

From: Etiological profile of new-onset seizures among adult Egyptians

Etiology Sex Chi-square
Male Female Total
N % N % N % χ2 P value
Cerebrovascular 33 43.42 20 45.45 53 44.17 5.596 0.470
SOL (brain tumor) 5 6.58 6 13.64 11 9.17
Metabolic and other acute symptomatic* 7 9.21 6 13.64 13 10.83
Idiopathic epilepsy syndrome 14 18.42 8 18.18 22 18.33
Cryptogenic 4 5.26 2 4.55 6 5.00
Encephalitis 6 7.89 1 2.27 7 5.83
Post-traumatic epilepsy 7 9.21 1 2.27 8 6.67
Total 76 100.00 44 100.00 120 100.00
  1. *Other acute symptomatic seizures: PRES, vasculitis, drug-induced seizure