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Table 5 Functional and Emotional Impact of Migraine

From: My Migraine Voice survey: a global study of disease burden among individuals with migraine for whom preventive treatments have failed

Impact Total Population (n = 11,266) Migraine Individuals With 1 TF (n = 961) Migraine Individuals With ≥2 TFs (n = 6717) P-value (≥2 TFs vs 1 TF)
Severity of pain (range from 0 to 10; mean reported) 7.4 7.3 7.5 < 0.05
Ever cancelled plans due to migraine 80% (9013) 75% (721) 83% (5575) < 0.05
Often or always feeling frustrated by migraine 56% (6309) 55% (529) 59% (3963) < 0.05
Migraine often or always interfering with ability to think clearly or to focus on daily life activities and tasks 52% (5838) 52% (500) 56% (3762) < 0.05
Level of migraine interference with daily activities (“a lot” or “constantly”) 51% (5746) 48% (461) 57% (3829) < 0.05
Often or always lacking the energy to complete daily living or felt fatigued 50% (5633) 48% (461) 54% (3627) < 0.05
Level of impairment in daily activity due to migraine (needing to stop and rest “a lot” or “always”) 45% (5070) 42% (404) 49% (3291) < 0.05
Often or always feeling hopeless or helpless by migraine 43% (4844) 38% (365) 47% (3157) < 0.05
  1. TF Treatment failure