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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: The impact of attack frequency and duration on neurocognitive processing in migraine sufferers: evidence from event-related potentials using a modified oddball paradigm

  Migraine patients Healthy controls t/χ2 P
N 25 21   
Age, years 35.240 ± 11.336 35.286 ± 9.233 − 0.014 0.989
Age range, years 20–58 24–55   
Gender, male/female 9/16 8/13 0.022 0.883
Education, years 14.320 ± 3.484 14.952 ± 4.488 −0.526 0.602
Migraine frequency, times per month 3.160 ± 2.257
Duration of migraine, Hours 20.320 ± 21.205
History of migraine, Years 8.010 ± 6.522
Headache score, 0–10 5.360 ± 1.091
SAS score 47.520 ± 9.575 35.476 ± 7.481 4.583 0.000***
SDS score 46.440 ± 10.737 35.857 ± 8.785 3.534 0.001**
  1. Data were expressed as mean ± SD
  2. SAS Self-Rating Anxiety Scale, SDS Self-Rating Depression Scale
  3. **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001 by Student’s t-test (two-tailed)