Table 2

Migraine baseline characteristics

All migraineurs (n=150)Migraine with aura (n=96)Migraine without aura (n=54)p Values*
Migraine characteristics
 Duration of symptoms (years)26±1425±1527±140.6
 Frequency of migraine attacks
  <1 per month53 (35%)40 (42%)13 (24%)0.03
  1 per month48 (32%)26 (27%)22 (41%)0.1
  2–3 times per month12 (8%)6 (6%)6 (11%)0.35
  Once weekly30 (20%)20 (21%)10 (18%)0.83
  2–6 times per week3 (2%)1 (1%)2 (4%)0.29
  Once daily4 (3%)3 (3%)1 (2%)0.54
 Migraine duration
  <4 h47 (31%)26 (27%)21 (39%)0.15
  4–72 h95 (63%)64 (67%)31 (57%)0.29
  >72 h8 (6%)6 (6%)2 (4%)0.71
Migraine intensity (0–10)7±28±27±20.09
Inability to work during migraine attacks80 (53%)58 (60%)22 (41%)0.02
Patients taking any migraine medication135 (90%)87 (91%)48 (89%)1
  • * Migraine with aura versus migraine without aura.