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Table 4 Anxiety and somatization symptoms in patients with and without migraine equivalents

From: Migraine equivalents and related symptoms, psychological profile and headache features: which relationship?

  With migraine equivalents Without migraine equivalents  
SAFA scales Mean ± SD Mean ± SD P
SAFA-A Generalized anxiety 9.7 ± 5.1 6.7 ± 4.4 0.001*
SAFA-A Social anxiety 7.1 ± 4.0 4.9 ± 3.3 0.004*
SAFA-A Separation anxiety 7.6 ± 4.9 5.3 ± 4.5 0.020*
SAFA-A Scholastic anxiety 9.4 ± 5.4 6.8 ± 4.3 0.009*
SAFA-A Total anxiety 33.5 ± 14.9 23.7 ± 12.7 0.001*
SAFA-S Somatic symptoms 13.4 ± 5.6 11.1 ± 3.6 0.028*
SAFA-S Hypochondria 1.4 ± 1.4 1.1 ± 1.1 0.260
SAFA-S Total somatization 14.8 ± 6.0 12.4 ± 4.3 0.024*
  1. *P ≤ 0.05