Table 4

Age specific aetiology

Age band Accident Congenital Epilepsy Infection Intoxication Metabolic Others Unknown Total
Infant3.2%17.2%4.3%50.5%0.0%4.3%6.5%14.0%100.0%
1–5 years11.2%3.4%13.5%33.7%10.1%6.7%4.5%16.9%100.0%
6–12 years5.6%7.4%16.7%31.5%7.4%5.6%13.0%13.0%100.0%
13–16 years6.5%0.0%4.3%28.3%34.8%2.2%10.9%13.0%100.0%
Total6.7%8.2%9.6%37.9%10.3%5.0%7.8%14.5%100.0%