Table 2

Aetiologies among “prior normal” group

Accident Congenital Epilepsy Infection Intoxication Metabolic Others Unknown Totals
Prior normal survivors3  (2.6%)3  (2.6%)12  (10.4%)36  (31.3%)20  (17.4%)11  (9.6%)6  (5.2%)24  (20.9%)115  (100%)
Other survivors0 (0%)3 (8.3%)8 (22.2%)8 (22.2%)8 (22.2%)0 (0%)5 (13.9%)4 (11.1%)36 (100%)
Died16 (12.6%)16 (12.6%)4 (3.2%)63 (49.6%)1 (0.8%)4 (3.2%)11 (8.7%)12 (9.4%)127 (100%)
Totals19 (6.8%)22 (7.9%)24 (8.6%)107 (38.5%)29 (10.4%)15 (5.4%)22 (7.9%)40 (14.4%)278 (100%)
  • Distribution of aetiologies among “prior normal” group compared to remainder of study cohort: other survivors and deaths. Table cells show numbers with row percentages in brackets. See text.