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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population (n = 128)

From: Pain-related avoidance and endurance behaviour in migraine: an observational study

Age [years] 37.5 ± 11.8
Sex 116 females (91%)
Episodic migraine [n(%)] 90 (70%)
- without aura [n(%)] 71 (55%)
- with aura [n(%)] 19 (15%)
Chronic migraine [n(%)] 38 (30%)
Migraine history [years] 19.4 ± 12.6
Headache days per month 12.1 ± 7.7
Headache intensity [0–10] 6.7 ± 1.5
Days with intake of acute headache medication per month 8.1 ± 5.6
MIDAS score [0–270] 42.6 ± 39.1
MIDAS grade I 7 (6%)
  II 13 (10%)
  III 15 (11%)
  IV 93 (73%)
PDI score [0–10] 4.4 ± 2.1
HADS depression score [0–21] 4.7 ± 3.5
HADS anxiety score [0–21] 7.4 ± 3.9
  1. Mean and standard deviation or frequencies are given. MIDAS Migraine Disability Assessment Scale, PDI Pain Disability Index, HADS Hospital Anxiety and Depression scale
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