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Table 6 Annual cost of medications by gender, age and migraine status

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

GenderN.Acute
NHS
p-valueAcute
PRI
p-valuePreventive
NHS
p-valuePreventive
PRI
p-valueAcute
NHS + PRI
p-valuePreventive
NHS + PRI
p-value
Men80131 €0.00723 €NS819 €NS106 €0.009154 €0.010925 €0.013
Women468174 €23 €983 €141 €197 €1124 €
AgeN.Acute
NHS
p-valueAcute
PRI
p-valuePreventive
NHS
p-valuePreventive
PRI
p-valueAcute
NHS + PRI
p-valuePreventive
NHS + PRI
p-value
18-3457139 €< 0.000117 €0.045625 €< 0.0001126 €0.039156 €< 0.0001751 €0.003
35-4463206 €39 €902 €154 €245 €1056 €
45-54196200 €17 €948 €148 €217 €1096 €
55-64155163 €22 €1094 €130 €185 €1223 €
> 657784 €33 €1008 €113 €117 €1120 €
DiagnosisN.Acute
NHS
p-valueAcute
PRI
p-valuePreventive
NHS
p-valuePreventive
PRI
p-valueAcute
NHS + PRI
p-valuePreventive
NHS + PRI
p-value
CM359191 €0.00127 €NS1451 €< 0.0001139 €NS218 €< 0.00011590 €< 0.0001
EM189123 €16 €24 €132 €139 €155 €
Total548168 € 23 € 959 € 136 € 191 € 1095 € 
  1. CM chronic migraine, EM episodic migraine, NHS National Health System, PRI private cost.
  2. Costs are calculated in 2019 Euros.