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Table 1 Patient demographics. A comparison of duty status, headache diagnosis, TBI history and medication use in patients who screened positively versus negatively for depression

From: Lost productivity associated with headache and depression: a quality improvement project identifying a patient population at risk

CharacteristicNo Depression (73)Depression (135)
Duty Status – no. (%)
 Active38 (52%)67 (50%)
 Retired21 (29%)34 (25%)
 Dependent14 (19%)34 (25%)
Diagnosis – no. (%)
 PTHA8 (11%)40 (30%)
 Total Migraine65 (89%)95 (70%)
  Episodic Migraine39 (53.4%)33 (24%)
  Chronic Migraine2 (35.6%)62 (46%)
Mild TBI – no. (%)
 History mTBI11 (15%)55 (41%)
Headache Characteristics
 Frequency – day / mo.1218
 Duration – hrs10.217.7
Medication Use – no. (%)
 BOTOX32 (44%)73 (54%)
 Taking Oral Preventatives36 (49%)80 (59%)
 Taking Oral Abortives69 (95%)15 (89%)
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