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Table 3 Use of guidelines, classification and tools for diagnosis and outcome assessment

From: Barriers and gaps in headache education: a national cross-sectional survey of neurology residents in Denmark

  All participants (n = 54) Introduction program (n = 25) Main program (n = 29)
Guidelines Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Guidelines from the Danish Headache Society 2.74 (1.14) 2.4 (1.19) 3.03 (1.02)
Guidelines from the Danish Neurological Society 3.15 (0.86) 2.96 (1.02) 3.31 (0.66)
Diagnostic tools Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
The International Classification of Headache Disorders 2.33 (1.08) 2.36 (1.04) 2.31 (1.14)
Headache diary for diagnosis 3.31 (0.77) 3.28 (0.84) 3.34 (0.72)
Outcome assessment Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Headache calendar for outcome assessment 3.14 (0.93) 2.96 (1.09) 3.31 (0.76)
Quality of life parameters (e.g., sickness absence, reduced participation in social events) 3.04 (0.80) 2.88 (0.89) 3.17 (0.71)
  1. Scale from 1–4; 1: never/have not heard of, 4: always