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Table 2 Effects of sesamin extract on the maximal seizure class (MSC) and mortality rate of the rats with 5-h KA-induced SE

From: Sesamin ameliorates oxidative stress and mortality in kainic acid-induced status epilepticus by inhibition of MAPK and COX-2 activation

Variables Control
(V-30)
n (%)
Sesamin
(S-30)
n (%)
P-value
Mortality 5 (22) 0 (0) 0.049a
MSC    
1-2 2 (9) 1 (4) 0.797b
3-6 17 (74) 16 (73) 0.530c
7-8 4 (17) 5 (23)  
  1. a Fisher's exact test.
  2. b Pearson's chi-square test: all seizure classes were taken together.
  3. c Kendall's tau-c: all seizure classes were taken together.
  4. S-30: sesamin extract (30 mg/kg). V-30: vehicle.