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Table 3 Comparison of Visual Analogue Scale and Pediatric Migraine Disability Assessment Scale scores between clinical groups

From: Negative effects of accompanying psychiatric disturbances on functionality among adolescents with chronic migraine

  Visual Analogue Scale Pediatric Migraine Disability Assessment Scale
Mean Rank Z df p Mean Rank Z df p
Gender Male 21,82 −0,998   0,318 a 19,95 − 1488   0,137 a
Female 26,54 27,06
Obesity Normal (BMI < 25) 27,43 -,1664   0,096 a 26,74 − 1060   0,289 a
Over-weight/ Obese (BMI ≥ 25) 20,00 21,96
Headache Fequency < 25 days/month 24,69 −0,553   0,580 a 24,59 −0,610   0,542 a
≥25 days/month 26,94 27,11
Referral Season Spring 24,83   3 0,173 b 27,00   3 0,919 b
Summer 24,63 24,75
Autumn 31,53 23,75
Winter 21,23 26,75
Genetic Load for Headache Mother OR Father 19,97 − 1181   0,276 a 19,83 − 1006   0,350 a
Mother AND Father 14,86 15,43
None 26,70 26,41
Sleep Pattern Regular 23,63 − 1080   0,280 a 25,36 −0,081   0,935 a
Düzensiz 27,89 25,68
Heating of the Household Central heating (Radiator) 25,05 −0,281   0,779 a 24,37 −0,701   0,483 a
Stove 26,18 27,20
Dietary Habits Regular (Healthy) 25,94 −0,246   0,806 a 24,94 −0,304   0,761 a
Irregular 24,98 26,15
  1. BMI Body-mass Index
  2. a Mann-Whitney-U test
  3. bKruskal-Wallis test