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Table 1 Demographic and clinical data of migraine patients

From: Failure of preventive treatments in migraine: an observational retrospective study in a tertiary headache center

   Mean SEM 95% CI Post hoc (Bonferroni)
cases Lower Upper  
age
ANOVA
F: 9.08, P < 0.0001
MO 176 M; 471 F 37.49 0.52 36.46 38.51 Vs CM p < 0.001
MA 3 M; 9 F 28.55 3.91 20.86 36.23 Vs CM p 0.005
MO + MA 17 M; 39 F 35.91 1.89 32.20 39.63 Vs CM p 0.009
CM 78 M; 218 F 40.94 0.79 39.40 42.49  
migraine duration
ANOVA
F: 1.44, P 0.22
MO   15.53 0.47 14.62 16.45 n.s.
MA   11.27 3.49 4.42 18.12  
MO + MA   16.74 1.69 13.43 20.06  
CM   16.70 0.70 15.32 18.08  
headache frequency
ANOVA
F: 238.39, P < 0.0001
MO   9.61 0.27 9.08 10.13 Vs CM p < 0.001
MA   6.82 2.00 2.90 10.74 Vs CM p < 0.001
MO + MA   9.24 0.97 7.35 11.14 Vs CM p < 0.001
CM   22.26 0.40 21.47 23.05  
MIDAS
ANOVA
F: 27.93, p < 0.0001
MO   25.62 1.70 22.29 28.95 Vs CM p < 0.001
MA   18.82 12.68 −6.06 43.70 Vs CM p 0.048
MO + MA   20.77 6.13 8.73 32.80 Vs CM p < 0.001
CM   52.99 2.55 47.99 58.00  
headache intensity (0–100 VAS)
ANOVA
F: 4.67, p 0.005
MO   8.74 0.05 8.65 8.83 Vs CM p 0.007
MA   8.82 0.34 8.14 9.49  
MO + MA   9.09 0.17 8.76 9.41  
CM   9.04 0.07 8.90 9.17  
Allodynia
F: 0.80, p 0.01
MO   2.67 0.08 2.51 2.82 n.s.
MA   1.82 0.60 0.64 3.00  
MO + MA   3.15 0.29 2.58 3.72  
CM   3.01 0.12 2.78 3.25  
SAS
F: 8.57, p < 0.001
MO   36.68 0.37 35.97 37.40 Vs CM p < 0.001.
MA   35.64 2.75 30.24 41.04  
MO + MA   36.04 1.28 33.53 38.55 Vs CM p 0.035
CM   39.88 0.55 38.81 40.95  
SDS
F: 11.2, p < 0.001
MO   35.28 0.38 34.52 36.03 Vs CM p < 0.001.
MA   30.36 2.90 24.68 36.05 Vs CM: p 0.023
MO + MA   34.82 1.35 32.18 37.47 Vs CM p 0.03
CM   38.94 0.57 37.82 40.07  
  1. MO migraine without aura, MA migraine with aura, CM chronic migraine. Frequency: average number of days with headache per month over the 3 months preceding the first visit. SAS Zung anxiety score. SDS Zung depression score. The results of ANOVAs (DF = 3) and post hoc Bonferroni tests are reported