Table 2

Characteristics of children

Sodium valproate (n=58)Carbamazepine (n=49)Lamotrigine (n=35)Controls (n=44)p Value
Mean age, months (range)35.1 (8–85)36.5 (8–90)32.5 (6–61)52.1 (14–78)<0.001
Gender (M:F)32:2423:2615:1925:180.46
Preterm:term3:554:455:300:440.05
Mean birth weight, g33513295337333820.87
Mean length centile at birth56th56.7th59th57th0.35
Mean head circumference centile at birth59th59th60th59th0.14