Table 1.

Comparison of clinical variables in the three patient categories

Clinical variableAutopsyNon-HSHSp Value
p Values computed using analysis of variance (age at collection), Student’s t-test (age sz onset and duration of szs), or chi-square (male:female and right:left).
HS = hippocampal sclerosis; sz = seizure; NA = not applicable; NS = not significant.
Age at collection,30.9 ± 9.820.6 ± 3.331.3 ± 2.50.85
y ± SEM (range)(5.7–69.9)(2.6–58.6)(4.5–51.3)
Age sz onset,NA8.1 ± 1.78.4 ± 1.20.90
y ± SEM (range)(2.6–23.0)(4.5–20.0)
Duration of szs,NA12.5 ± 2.722.5 ± 2.20.006
y ± SEM (range)(1.0–37.6)(2.5–45.3)
Male:female3:513:716:9NS
Right:left5:39:1115:10NS