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Table 5 SAFA-A and SAFA-S raw scores (mean ± standard deviation) and ANOVA among pain intensity-based groups (migraineurs with MERS)

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

SAFA scales MP MoP SP F value P
SAFA-A Ge 10.0 ± 4.6 11.2 ± 5.9 8.8 ± 4.9 1.92 0.15
SAFA-A So 6.7 ± 4.2 7.6 ± 4.2 7.1 ± 3.8 0.35 0.71
SAFA-A Se 8.3 ± 4.7 6.8 ± 4.7 7.6 ± 5.0 0.58 0.55
SAFA-A Sc 8.9 ± 5.7 10.1 ± 5.6 9.3 ± 5.2 0.32 0.72
SAFA-A Tot 33.6 ± 16.0 35.5 ± 14.7 32.6 ± 14.6 0.32 0.72
SAFA-S So 13.0 ± 4.0 15.1 ± 5.3 12.8. ± 6.3 1.46 0.24
SAFA-S Hy 1.7 ± 2.2 1.7 ± 1.1 1.2 ± 1.1 1.53 0.22
SAFA-S Tot 14.7 ± 4.4 16.7 ± 6.0 14.0 ± 6.8 1.70 0.19
  1. MP mild pain; MoP moderate pain; SP severe pain intensity; SAFA, Psychiatric scales for self-administration for youths and adolescents; SAFA-A Ge, “Generalized anxiety” subscale; SAFA-A So, “Social anxiety” subscale; SAFA-A Se, “Separation anxiety” subscale; SAFA-A Sc, “School anxiety” subscale; SAFA-A Tot, “Total anxiety” scale; SAFA-S So, “Somatic symptoms” subscale; SAFA-S Hy, “Hypochondria”; SAFA-S Tot, “Total Somatization”
  2. *P ≤ 0.05