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Table 1 Outline of the concept elicitation guide

From: Measuring the impact of migraine for evaluating outcomes of preventive treatments for migraine headaches

Themes to be explored Examples of questions
1. History of migraine Diagnosis, medications, treatments
2. Migraine symptoms How often? How much intensity/severity)? When?
3. Exploration of symptom impact/impact on functioning migraine has on subject’s life How is your life impacted by your migraines?
4. Impact migraine symptoms have on subject’s physical function How is your physical function affected by your migraines?
5. Impact migraine symptoms have on subject’s ability to do day-to-day activities How is your everyday activity affected by your migraines?
6. Impact migraine symptoms have on subject’s social or recreational activities How are your social or recreational activities affected by your migraines?
7. Impact migraine symptoms have on subject’s relationships How is your personal or family life affected by your migraines?
8. Impact migraine symptoms have on subject’s emotions How are your emotions affected by your migraines?
9. Exploring cognitive impact migraine symptoms have on subject’s life What cognitive impact from migraines have you noticed in your life?
10. Overall ranking What aspect of having a migraine has the MOST IMPACT on your life?