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Table 6 Personal impact of headache assessed as headache-attributed lost work, housework and social days 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 in preceding 3 months
Workdays Housework days Social days
Mean [SD] Range Median Upper quartile Mean [SD] Range Median Upper quartile Mean [SD] Range Median Upper quartile
Migraine 3.2 [8.6] 0-120 0 3 4.6 [9.2] 0-115 1 6 2.1 [5.0] 0-90 0 2
  Males 2.9 [9.4] 0-120 0 2 3.3 [8.7] 0-100 0 2 1.7 [4.8] 0-90 0 2
  Females 3.4 [8.3] 0-90 0 3 5.2 [9.4] 0-115 2 6 2.3 [5.1] 0-90 0 3
Tension-type headache 1.0 [5.7] 0-90 0 0 1.3 [5.7] 0-90 0 0 0.6 [3.9] 0-90 0 0
  Males 1.0 [6.0] 0-90 0 0 1.0 [5.5] 0-90 0 0 0.6 [3.9] 0-90 0 0
  Females 1.0 [5.5] 0-90 0 0 1.6 [5.8] 0-90 0 1 0.7 [3.8] 0-86 0 0
Probable MOH 14.2 [26.1] 0-180 3 17 21.4 [26.7] 0-155 12 30 9.0 [16.2] 0-90 3 10
  Males 15.1 [32.7] 0-180 2 10 20.0 [31.5] 0-150 6 24 9.7 [18.6] 0-90 2 10
  Females 13.9 [23.3] 0-155 5 20 21.9 [25.3] 0-155 14 30 8.8 [15.3] 0-90 3 10
  1. MOH: medication-overuse headache; SD: standard deviation.