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Table 1 Effects of Pu-Erh tea leaf extract and GABA on the predominant behavior patterns/maximal seizure class (MSC) and 10-h mortality rate of the mice with 5-hour KA-induced SE

From: Pu-Erh tea and GABA attenuates oxidative stress in kainic acid-induced status epilepticus

Variables V-10 PETL-10 p- value GABA-1 p- value
  n (%) n (%)   n (%)  
Mortality 0 (0) 0 (0) 0.000a 0 (0) 0.000a
Behavior Pattern/MSC      
I/class 1-2 0 (0) 0 (0) 0.000b 0 (0) 0.000b
M/class 3 2 (17) 10 (83) 0.000c 12 (100) 0.000c
C/class 4-6 10 (83) 2 (17)   0 (0)  
  1. aFisher's exact test.
  2. bPearson's chi-square test: all seizure classes taken together.
  3. cKendall's tau-c: all seizure classes taken together.
  4. I: Initial (class 1-2). M: middle (class 3). C: critical.
  5. PETL-10: Pu-Erh Leaf extract, 10 mg/kg.
  6. GABA-1: gamma-aminobutyric acid, 1 mg/kg.
  7. V-10: vehicle control, with normal saline.