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Table 2 Physician consultations and healthcare resource utilization: physician-reported data

From: Real-world treatment patterns and patient-reported outcomes in episodic and chronic migraine in Japan: analysis of data from the Adelphi migraine disease specific programme

Healthcare resource Cohort Total
(n = 977)
p-value
Episodic migraine (n = 923) Chronic migraine (n = 54)
Doctor specialty, n (%)     < 0.001a
 Internist 537 (58.2) 14 (25.9) 551 (56.4)  
 Neurologist 386 (41.8) 40 (74.1) 426 (43.6)  
Current consultation was for migraine, n (%) 794 (86.1) 51 (94.4) 845 (86.6) 0.081a
No. of times patient consulted for migraine in the past 12 months – internist, mean (SD) 6.3 (5.4) 4.6 (4.9) 6.2 (5.4) 0.193b
No. of times patient consulted for migraine in the past 12 months – neurologist, mean (SD) 6.1 (4.7) 6.5 (5.7) 6.1 (4.8) 0.576b
No. of patients making hospital visits for migraine in the past 12 months, n (%) 260 (28.2) 17 (31.5) 277 (28.4) 0.603a
Ever had surgical intervention for migraine condition, n (%) 1 (0.1) 0 1 (0.1) 1.000c
  1. Continuous variables are reported as mean (standard deviation [SD]) for non-missing observations; percentages are calculated as proportion of non-missing data
  2. aChi-squared test
  3. bt-test
  4. cFisher’s exact test
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