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Table 3 Therapya

From: Clinical characteristics of headache in Italian adolescents aged 11–16 years: a cross-sectional questionnaire school-based study

  Boys Girls Total Statistics p-value
Takes medication (n = 1259)
 Always 89 (15.9%) 122 (17.4%) 211 (16.7%) χ2 = 23.7 < 0.001
 Only for severe pain 287 (51.3%) 433 (61.9%) 720 (57.2%)
 Never 183 (32.7%) 145 (20.7%) 328 (26.1%)
Worries about medication use (N = 1223)
 No 287 (53%) 257 (37.7%) 544 (44.5%) χ2 = 31.58 < 0.001
 Yes 187 (34.5%) 282 (41.4%) 469 (38.3%)
 Never thought about it 68 (12.5%) 142 (20.9%) 210 (17.2%)
How do you decide which medication to take (n = 1089)
 Prescribed by doctor 113 (24.1%) 111 (17.9%) 224 (20.6%) χ2 = 10.34 0.016
 Ask parents 294 (62.8%) 438 (70.5%) 732 (67.2%)
 Ask pharmacist 37 (7.9%) 34 (5.5%) 71 (6.5%)
 I decide what to take 24 (5.1%) 38 (6.1%) 62 (5.7%)
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