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Table 3 Main headache characteristics six months after recruitment in the group and the control group: mean T0-T1 differences

From: Psychotherapy versus usual care in pediatric migraine and tension-type headache: a single-blind controlled pilot study

  Cases Controls p-value
Frequency of attacks (*)    
Worsening 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0.005
No change 4 (23.5%) 10 (62.5%)
Mild improvement 7 (41.2%) 6 (37.5%)
Moderate improvement 3 (17.6%) 0 (0%)
Marked improvement 3 (17.6%) 0 (0%)
Duration of attacks (*)    
Worsening (*) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0.002
No change 5 (29.4%) 15 (93.8%)
Mild improvement 8 (47.1%) 0 (0%)
Moderate improvement 3 (17.6%) 1 (6.3%)
Marked improvement 1 (5.9%) 0 (0%)
Intensity of attacks (*)    
Worsening 0 (0%) 1 (6.3%) 0.001
No change 0 (0%) 9 (56.3%)
Mild improvement 9 (52.9%) 6 (37.5%)
Moderate improvement 4 (23.5%) 0 (0%)
Marked improvement 4 (23.5%) 0 (0%)
  1. (*)See text for explanation.