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Table 1 Prescription patterns of GPs who do not refer patients with CM

From: Need of guidance in disabling and chronic migraine identification in the primary care setting, results from the european MyLife anamnesis survey

  TOTAL
n = 164
France
n = 39
Germany
n = 34
Italy
n = 24
Spain
n = 33
UK
n = 34
p value
between countries
GPs who prescribe acute medication when needed, n (%) 134
(82%)
37
(95%)
32
(94%)
19
(79%)
26
(79%)
20
(59%)
p = 0.000*
“% of my patients have been prescribed analgesics or anti-emetics”, mean (min, max) 59%
(0, 100)
58%
(0, 100)
61%
(8, 100)
62%
(15, 100)
62%
(10, 100)
49%
(10, 100)
p = 0.521
“% of my patients have been prescribed anti-migraine acute treatment”, mean (min, max) 55%
(0, 100)
57%
(10, 100)
51%
(0, 100)
57%
(20, 100)
52%
(10, 100)
61%
(30, 90)
p = 0.625
GPs who prescribe preventive treatment when needed, n (%) 118 (72%) 27 (69%) 18
(53%)
15
(63%)
26
(79%)
32
(94%)
p = 0.003*
“% of my patients are currently under preventive treatment”
mean (min, max)
55%
(3, 100)
59%
(3, 100)
47%
(5, 100)
53%
(10, 100)
48%
(5, 100)
64%
(20, 100)
p = 0.108
  1. * p < 0.05