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Table 9 Statistics of registered headache attacks during the first and second mBrain data collection wave

From: mBrain: towards the continuous follow-up and headache classification of primary headache disorder patients

  Migraine Cluster headache
W1 W2 W1 W2
# patients 5 9 2 2
Duration of trial (days), mean (SD) 22.60 22.11 22.50 22.00
(1.95) (0.33) (0.71) (0.00)
Total # headache attacks 20 78 20 15
# attacks per patient, mean (SD) 4.00 8.67 10.00 7.50
(2.74) (3.46) (7.07) (0.71)
Pain intensity of attacks, mean (SD) 2.00 1.76 1.50 2.27
(0.92) (0.81) (0.61) (0.70)
Pct. of attacks w/ pain intensity     
 0 (no pain) 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
 1 (mild pain) 30.00% 46.15% 55.00% 13.33%
 2 (moderate pain) 50.00% 33.33% 40.00% 46.67%
 3 (severe pain) 10.00% 19.23% 5.00% 40.00%
 4 (very severe pain) 10.00% 1.28% 0.00% 0.00%
Duration (HH:mm), mean (SD) 08:27 05:59 00:22 00:50
  (09:39) (05:42) (00:15) (00:20)
Pct. of unilateral attacks 45.00% 73.08% 100.00% 100.00%
# symptoms per attack, mean (SD) 4.40 2.29 0.65 2.73
  (2.41) (2.10) (0.67) (1.03)
# triggers per attack, mean (SD) 0.75 0.83 0.35 0.33
  (0.79) (0.90) (0.49) (0.49)
Pct. of attacks w/o symptom 0.00% 19.23% 45.00% 0.00%
Pct. of attacks w/o trigger 45.00% 43.59% 65.00% 66.67%
Pct. of attacks treated 95.00% 51.28% 70.00% 100.00%
Pct. of attacks treated successfully 75.00% 37.18% 70.00% 93.33%
Pct. of attacks w/ selected symptom:     
 Conjunctival injection 10.00% 0.00% 5.00% 26.67%
 Lacrimation 15.00% 5.13% 0.00% 26.67%
 Ptosis 0.00% 8.97% 0.00% 0.00%
 Miosis 0.00% 6.41% 0.00% 0.00%
 Eyelid oedema 5.00% 6.41% 10.00% 0.00%
 Nasal congestion 20.00% 7.69% 0.00% 80.00%
 Rhinorrhoea 20.00% 3.85% 0.00% 6.67%
 Sweaty forehead and face 25.00% 1.28% 0.00% 0.00%
 Pulsating pain 75.00% 34.62% 45.00% 53.33%
 Movement sensitivity 40.00% 28.21% 0.00% 6.67%
 Pain increment during routine physical activity 40.00% 25.64% 0.00% 6.67%
 Restlessness or agitation 30.00% 21.79% 5.00% 60.00%
 Photophobia 95.00% 24.36% 0.00% 6.67%
 Phonophobia 35.00% 29.49% 0.00% 0.00%
 Osmophobia 20.00% 2.56% 0.00% 0.00%
 Nausea 10.00% 23.08% 0.00% 0.00%
 Vomiting 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
  1. The statistics are split up based on the diagnosis of the participating patients. Columns entitled W1 and W2 present the results for wave 1 and wave 2, respectively. Abbreviations used in this table: pct. is percentage, SD is standard deviation, w/ is with, w/o is without, “#” represents “number of”