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Table 2 Demographics and baseline characteristics of survey participants (patients with migraine)

From: Physician and patient preferences for dosing options in migraine prevention

  Migraine Patients (N = 417)
Age, years, mean (range) 45 (18–86)
Women, % 78
Ethnicity, %
 White/Caucasian 88
 Hispanic/Latino 8
 Black/African American 5
Education level, %
 At least college 54
 High school 9
Employment status, %
 Employed full-time 57
 Homemaker 13
 Retired 11
Annual household income before taxes ≥$75,000 in 2017, % 43
Insurance, %
 Private/commercial 82
 Medicare Part D 11
 ACA 4
 VA/TRICARE 3
Residence, %
 Suburban 54
 Rural 23
 Urban/city 23
Migraine frequency, n (%)
 CM (≥15 headache days/month) 86 (21)
 High-frequency EM (10–14 headache days/month) 103 (25)
 Moderate-frequency EM (5–9 headache days/month) 228 (55)
  1. ACA, Affordable Care Act; CM, chronic migraine; EM, episodic migraine; VA, Veterans Affairs