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Table 2 Association between GAMS and Patients’ Demographic, Clinical and Self- Reported Characteristics with MIDAS as the mediation variable

From: Global assessment of migraine severity measure: preliminary evidence of construct validity

Patients’ Characteristics Regression Coefficients 95% CI
Age −0.004 (−0.020, 0.007)
Sex (Female vs. Male) −0.196 (−0.888, 0.329)
Marital Status (Not married vs. Married) 0.499 (− 0.150, 1.036)
Education (Bachelor’s Degree or above vs. below) −0.098 (− 0.376, 0.171)
Employment Status (Paid Job vs. Not Paid Job) −0.681* (− 0.949, − 0.124)
Medication Side Effects (Yes vs. No) 0.001* (−0.327, 0.448)
Migraine Type (Without Aura vs. With Aura) 0.405* (0.093, 0.869)
Migraine Frequency (Chronic vs. Episodic) 0.758* (0.505, 1.053)
Depression (PHQ-9) (Yes vs. No) 0.471* (0.208, 0.872)
Anxiety (HADS-Anxiety) (Yes vs. No) 0.316 (−0.189, 0.773)
MIDAS (Migraine Disability Assessment Scale) 0.004* (< 0.001, 0.005)
  1. *p < 0.05; GAMS Global Assessment of Migraine Severity, PHQ-9 9-item Patient Health Questionnaire, HADS Hospital Anxiety Depression Scale