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Table 2 Differences in laboratory findings as regard disease duration and seizure type

From: Malondialdehyde and superoxide dismutase levels in patients with epilepsy: a case–control study

  MDA (nmol/ml) SOD (U/ml)
Mean ± SD t p Mean ± SD t p
≤ 5 years (n = 15) 5.16 ± 1.38 2.085 0.041* 8.11 ± 1.02 2.875 0.006*
> 5 years (n = 47) 6.04 ± 1.44 7.43 ± 0.72
Focal (n = 21) 6.17 ± 1.51 1.345 0.184 7.78 ± 0.84 1.256 0.214
Generalized (n = 41) 5.65 ± 1.43 7.50 ± 0.85
  1. MDA malondialdehyde, SOD superoxide dismutase, t student t test, SD standard deviation, * significant