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Table 2 Demographics and persistence patterns of epilepsy patients

From: Analysis of treatment adherence and cost among patients with epilepsy: a four‐year retrospective cohort study in Pakistan

  Continuers Switchers Discontinuers
Patients* [N (%)] 5641 (49.1) 2252 (19.6) 3597 (31.3)
Mean Age** [% (SD**)] 44.2 (17.3) 26.7 (7.8) 58.8 (24.2)
Gender* (%) M/F 57.4/42.6 58.2/41.8 42.8/57.2
Patients with migraine* [N (%)] 310 (2.7) 563 (4.9) 687 (5.9)
Psychiatric disorders** [N (%)] 137 (1.2) 689 (6.0) 999 (8.7)
Other comorbidities* [N (%)] 207 (1.8) 379 (3.3) 586 (5.1)
  1. Total (11,490 N) Patients
  2. SD Standard deviation
  3. *P < 0.05; **P < 0.005