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Table 1 The demographic and laboratory data of the studied children

From: Influence of conventional antiepileptic drugs on glutathione-S-transferase and lipid peroxidation in children with idiopathic epilepsy

  Patients Controls p value
Age (years) 5.6 ± 3.3 6.9 ± 2.9 0.9
Sex (males/females) 27/23 12/13 0.6
BMI (kg/m2) 20.7 ± 4.16 19.5 ± 3.5 0.2
Age of onset (years) 5.5 ± 3.6   
Duration of the therapy (years) 2.87 ± 1.87   
Frequency of seizure/month 2.22 ± 1.037   
Type of seizure:
Focal
 Simple partial 5(10%)   
 Complex partial 14(28%)   
Generalized
 Tonic clonic 29(58%)   
 Myoclonic 2(4%)   
 Uncontrolled/controlled seizure 18/32   
 Chalfont severity scale 28.38 ± 26.06   
MDA (nmol/ml) 2.3 ± 0.3 1.6 ± 0.22 < 0.001
GST (U/l) 835.2 ± 200.6 1537.6 ± 298.7 < 0.001