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Table 3 Time of patient response to the KD treatment

From: Efficacy and tolerability of ketogenic diet therapy in 55 Chinese children with drug-resistant epilepsy in Northwest China

Duration of KD retention Seizure-free
n = 15
50–99% reduction
n = 17
Total
n = 32
< 1 month 18.8% (6/32) 9.4% (3/32) 28.1% (9/32)
1–3 months 18.8% (6/32) 18.8% (6/32) 37.5% (12/32)
3–6 months 0 6.3% (2/32) 6.3% (2/32)
6–12 months 9.4% (3/32) 12.5% (4/32) 21.9% (7/32)
> 12 months 0 6.3% (2/32) 6.3% (2/32)