Table 5 Patients with migraine with substantial disability by consultation, diagnosis, and treatment

Medical care statusUKUS
N% With substantial disabilityp ValueN% With substantial disabilityp Value
Substantial disability definition: 1) works for pay—≥5 lost workday equivalents (sum of actual missed days and days at work with a headache times effectiveness); 2) works for pay—≥5 missed family, social, or leisure days; or 3) does not work for pay—10 or more headaches per year with effectiveness reduced by ≥50%.
OTC = over-the-counter; Rx = prescription.
Consultation
    Never2060NS75680.058
    Lapsed53665178
    Current708011683
Diagnostic status
    Undiagnosed4564NS10477NS
    Diagnosed937413179
Treatment
    OTC only8172NS121700.002
    Rx ± OTC587411187
Total1437224677