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Table 5 Correlation between gastric motility parameters and symptom characteristics in patients with abdominal migraine

From: Abdominal migraine in children: association between gastric motility parameters and clinical characteristics

  Scores obtained for severity of abdominal pain Average duration of a pain episode (min) Frequency of pain episodes (/month) Duration of the disease (months) Age at onset of the disease (years)
Fasting antral area (cm2) 0.28 0.30 −0.14 0.08 0.30
Gastric emptying rate (%) −0.26 −0.58* 0.16 −0.04 −0.34
Amplitude of antral contractions (%) −0.55* −0.43 −0.10 −0.55* 0.04
Frequency of antral contractions (/3 min) −0.33 0.17 0.05 −0.52* 0.22
Antral motility index −0.45 −0.36 −0.17 −0.57* 0.07
  1. * p < 0.05, Spearman correlation coefficient