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Table 1 Clinical data of migraine patients and healthy controls

From: Contact heat evoked potentials and habituation measured interictally in migraineurs

  Migraine patients Healthy controls
Age (years) 23.64 ± 4.30 24.09 ± 3.78
STAI-G X1 31.82 ± 5.01 30.55 ± 5.70
STAI-G X2 33.41 ± 7.61 31.73 ± 4.41
Handedness 20 right, 2 left 19 right, 3 left
Day of menstrual cycle 15.52 ± 7.94 14.55 ± 7.87
Disease duration (years) 8.95 ± 4.61  
Headache side during migraine 14 right, 8 left  
Attacks per month 2.17 ± 2.86  
Aura 12 with, 10 without  
Family history 13 positive, 9 negative  
Intensity of headache during untreated attack (0–10) 7.00 ± 1.11  
Accessory symptoms during migraine attack:
Nausea 21 (95%)  
Vomiting 14 (64%)  
Sensitivity to light 19 (86%)  
Sensitivity to noise 21 (95%)  
Sensitivity to odors 8 (36%)  
Intensification through activity 18 (82%)  
Restriction of daily activities 20 (91%)  
One-sided headache 21 (95%)  
Pulsatile headache 19 (86%)  
  1. Mean group values ± standard deviation for 22 migraine patients and 22 healthy controls.