|Prognostic factor||Comparison||Univariate RR (95% CI)||Multivariate RR (CI)†|
|*SG = secondary generalised epilepsy; SND = severe neurological disorder. RR and CI defined in glossary. †Multivariate RRs are adjusted for other prognostic factors.|
|Sex||Girl v boy||1.5 (0.7 to 3.2)||1.3 (0.6 to 2.9)|
|Age at onset (y)||1-5 v 0||0.9 (0.3 to 1.5)||1.5 (0.6 to 3.9)|
|6-16 v 0||0.3 (0.1 to 0.8)||1.7 (0.5 to 6.1)|
|Epilepsy type||Generalised or partial SG v SG||0.2 (0.1 to 0.5)||0.7 (0.3 to 1.7)|
|Absence v SG||0.1 (0.0 to 0.6)||0.8 (0.1 to 8.1)|
|Neurological disorder||SND v none||22.2 (8.3 to 59.2)||22.0 (7.0 to 69.7)|
Functional neurological deficit increased the risk of death in childhood epilepsy
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