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Table 2 GPs views on need for anamnesis guide and patient diary for chronic migraine

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

  TOTAL
n = 201
France
n = 41
Germany
n = 40
Italy
n = 40
Spain
n = 40
UK
n = 40
p value
Need for anamnesis guide        p = 0.009*
 Mandatory 22.9% 22.0% 20.0% 22.5% 42.5% 7.5%  
 Helpful 71.6% 70.7% 67.5% 75.0% 57.5% 87.5%  
 Needless 5.5% 7.3% 12.5% 2.5% 0.0% 5.0%  
Need for a patient diary       p = 0.156
 Mandatory 31.8% 24.4% 30.0% 32.5% 47.5% 25.0%  
 Helpful 65.2% 70.7% 62.5% 65.0% 52.5% 75.0%  
 Needless 3.0% 4.9% 7.5% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0%  
Inclusion of red flags       p < 0.001*
 Mandatory 55.2% 51.2% 42.5% 25.0% 72.5% 85.0%  
 Helpful 40.8% 48.8% 52.5% 62.5% 27.5% 12.5%  
 Needless 4.0% 0.0% 5.0% 12.5% 0.0% 2.5%  
Inclusion of referral recommendations       p < 0.001*
 Mandatory 30.8% 17.1% 17.5% 10.0% 72.5% 37.5%  
 Helpful 58.7% 73.2% 60.0% 77.5% 25.0% 57.5%  
 Needless 10.4% 9.7% 22.5% 12.5% 2.5% 5.0%  
Inclusion of a validated scale to measure impact of migraine on patient’s daily life       p = 0.188
 Mandatory 28.4% 24.4% 22.5% 20.0% 40.0% 35.0%  
 Helpful 65.2% 65.9% 65.0% 75.0% 55.0% 65.0%  
 Needless 6.5% 9.8% 12.5% 5.0% 5.0% 0.0%  
Inclusion of a validated diagnostic tool       p = 0.003*
 Mandatory 30.8% 36.6% 22.5% 7.5% 42.5% 45.0%  
 Helpful 64.2% 61.0% 70.0% 80.0% 55.0% 55.0%  
 Needless 5.0% 2.4% 7.5% 12.5% 2.5% 0.0%  
  1. * p < 0.05