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Table 1 Healthcare resource use in 2 years by gender and age

From: Cost of chronic and episodic migraine patients in continuous treatment for two years in a tertiary level headache Centre

GenderMENWOMENp-value
M vs. W
TOTALp-value
Age
Age18-34
(n = 10)
35-44
(n = 9)
45-54
(n = 23)
55-64
(n = 26)
> 65
(n = 12)
Total
(n = 80)
18-34
(n = 47)
35-44
(n = 54)
45-54
(n = 173)
55-64
(n = 129)
> 65
(n = 65)
Total
(n = 468)
18-34
(n = 57)
35-44
(n = 63)
45-54
(n = 196)
55-64
(n = 155)
> 65
(n = 77)
Total
(n = 548)
Specialist visits3.84.85.76.35.45.55.45.85.86.165.9NS5.15.75.86.25.95.80.002
Diagnostic tests2 (20)3 (33.3)1 (4.3)5 (19.2)0 (0)11 (13.8)7 (14.9)4 (7.4)19 (11)9 (7)7 (10.8)46 (9.8)9 (15.8)7 (11.1)20 (10.2)14 (9)7 (9.1)57 (10.4)NS
ED visits1 (10)0 (0)0 (0)1 (3.8)0 (0)2 (2.5)1 (2.1)0 (0)2 (1.2)0 (0)0 (0)3 (0.6)2 (3.5)0 (0)2 (1)1 (0.6)0 (0)5 (0.9)NS
Hospitalizations0 (0)2 (22.2)1 (4.3)1 (3.8)0 (0)4 (5)2 (4.3)5 (9.3)11 (6.4)3 (2.3)1 (1.5)22 (4.7)2 (3.5)7 (11.1)12 (6.1)4 (2.6)1 (1.3)26 (4.7)0.044
  1. ED emergency department