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Table 1 TN Patient Demographics Stratified by Pain, Medication Use, and Surgical Historya

From: Burden of illness of trigeminal neuralgia among patients managed in a specialist center in England

   Pain Medication Surgery
  Total Sample Any attacks in past 4 weeks No attacks in past 4 weeks Current monotherapy Current poly therapy No current therapy No surgery MVD only Ablative surgery MVD + ablative surgery
Total N 129 59 69 49 35 45 77 30 13 8
Age, Continuous (years,%)
 Mean (SD) 65.7 (12) 66.2 (11) 65.1 (12) 69.3 (11) 64.8 (11) 62.6 (11) 67.4 (11) 61.5 (11) 69.1 (13) 60.9 (8)
 Median (IQR) 67.0 (59, 73) 68.0
(58, 74)
67.0
(60, 72)
71.0
(62, 79)
66.0
(55, 74)
64.0
(57, 71)
69.0
(61, 74)
63.0
(51, 71)
71.0
(65, 82)
63.5 (53.5, 67)
 Min/Max 39/85 39/85 41/85 39/85 47/85 41/79 39/85 42/79 44/84 49/70
Age, Categories (n, %)
 35–44 6 (5) 2 (3) 4 (6) 2 (4) 0 4 (8.9) 4 (5.2) 1 (3) 1 (8) 0
 45–54 17 (13) 7 (12) 10 (15) 2 (4) 8 (23) 7 (16) 5 (7) 9 (30) 1 (8) 2 (25)
 55–64 29 (23) 15 (25) 14 (20) 11 (22) 6 (17) 12 (27) 18 (23) 7 (23) 1 (8) 2 (25)
 65+ 77 (60) 35 (59) 41 (59) 34 (69) 21 (60) 22 (49) 50 (65) 13 (43) 10 (77) 4 (50)
Gender, n (%)
 Female 84 (65) 37 (63) 46 (67) 32 (65) 20 (57) 32 (71) 54 (70) 19 (63) 7 (54) 4 (50)
 Male 45 (35) 22 (37) 23 (33) 17 (35) 15 (43) 13 (29) 23 (30) 11 (37) 6 (46) 4 (50)
Race, n (%)
 White 113 (88) 51 (86) 61 (88) 42 (86) 30 (86) 41 (91) 66 (86) 27 (90) 12 (92) 7 (88)
Asian/Asian British 8 (6) 3 (5) 5 (7) 5 (10) 1 (3) 2 (4) 7 (9) 1 (3) 0 0
Black/African/Caribbean/Black British 7 (5) 5 (9) 2 (3) 1 (2) 4 (11) 2 (4) 4 (5) 2 (7) 0 1 (13)
Other 1 (1) 0 1 (1) 1 (2) 0 0 0 0 1 (8) 0
  1. aMissing n = 1 in some pain report and some surgery statistics
  2. MVD Microvascular decompression