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Table 5 Personal impact of headache assessed by HALT index (days lost in preceding 3 months), by diagnosis and gender

From: The impact of headache in Europe: principal results of the Eurolight project

Diagnosis and gender Days lost (% [95% CI])
0-5 days 6-10 days 11-20 days >20 days
Migraine     
  Males 73.0 [±3.0] 9.3 [±2.0] 7.8 [±1.8] 9.9 [±2.0]
  Females 57.7 [±2.3] 14.4 [±1.6] 12.2 [±1.5] 15.8 [±1.7]
Tension-type headache     
  Males 92.0 [±1.5] 3.3 [±1.0] 2.2 [±0.8] 2.5 [±0.8]
  Females 87.5 [±1.7] 5.4 [±1.1] 3.4 [±0.9] 3.7 [±1.0]
Probable medication-overuse headache     
  Males 34.0 [±13.5] 10.6 [±8.8] 10.6 [±8.8] 44.7 [±14.2]
  Females 31.4 [±8.3] 6.6 [±4.4] 8.3 [±4.9] 53.7 [±8.9]
  1. CI: confidence interval.