Table 1

Treatment prior to presentation (percentage of all patients and median (IQR) for hospital sites)

 Patients with diagnosis of epilepsyPatients with known blackouts or seizures, but no epilepsyPatients with neither prior epilepsy nor blackouts/seizures
Mean (%) n=2759Site median (%) n=154IQR by siteMean (%) n=767Site median (%) n=154IQR by siteMean (%) n=1011Site median (%) n=154IQR by site
Two or more drugs as polytherapy33.733.323–462.30.00–00.60.00–0
No AEDs18.114.39–2380.385.772–10095.0100.0100–100
Been seen by a neurological specialist in the previous 12 months37.138.321–5330.025.00–436.90.00–12
  • AED, antiepileptic drug.