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Table 4 Headache in patients during 1 week before TIA (n = 120) and during last week before interview in controls (n = 192)

From: Headache in transient ischemic attacks

Type of headache Previous headache without changes in patients with TIA Previous headache without changes in controls Р, ОR (95% CI) Previous headache with changes in patients with TIA Previous headache with changes in controls Р, ОR (95% CI) New type of headache in patients with TIA New type of headache in controls Р, ОR (95% CI)
Migraine without auraa 2(1.6%) 0 (0%) 0.07 4 (3.3%) 0 0.01 2 (1.6%) 0 0.07
Migraine with auraa 0 0 0 0 1 (0.8%) 0 0.2
TTHa 2 (1.6%) 10 (5.2%) 0.1 12 (10%) 2 (1.0%) 0.0002 2 (1.6%) 0 0.01
Cluster headache 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thunderclap headache N/Ab N/A N/A   1 (0.8%) 0 0.2
All headaches 4 (3.3%) 10 (5.2%) 0.4 16 (13.3%) 2 (1.0%) 0.00001 6 (5%) 0 0.0003
  1. aHere and in the Table 5: migraine with and without aura with changes of characteristics and tension type headache with changes of characteristics as well as migraine with and without aura or tension type headache as a new type of headache were defined as migraine-like headache and tension type-like headache respectively in the text of the article because they were probably attributed to TIA
  2. bHere and in the Table 5: N/A not applicable