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Table 2 Prevalence numbers and rates for 2016, and percentage change in prevalence numbers between 1990 and 2016 for migraine and TTH in EMR countries

From: The burden of headache disorders in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, 1990-2016: findings from the Global Burden of Disease study 2016

Country Migraine TTH SDI
All-age counts in 2016 Age standardised Rate in 100,000 in 2016 Percentage change in counts between 1990 and 2016 All-age counts in 2016 Age standardised Rate in 100,000 in 2016 Percentage change in counts between 1990 and 2016
Low-income countries
 Somalia 989744 (924459-1051398) 10984 (10341-11597) 69.7 (64.7-75.8) 2277745 (2009536-2584784) 25025 (22285-27957) 59.5 (54.1-65) 0.27
 Afghanistan 4841208 (4533619-5141654) 16769 (15763-17791) 192 (182.2-202.2) 9939058 (8934823-11103449) 34213 (30999-37711) 182.4 (174.1-191.7) 0.28
 Djibouti 94816 (88900-100544) 10768 (10140-11410) 73.6 (67.8-79.5) 207419 (183060-234817) 23528 (20954-26280) 55.1 (48.8-62.1) 0.42
 Yemen 4113092 (3847322-4385146) 16742 (15743-17824) 164.4 (156.5-172) 8070505 (7225304-9038084) 32528 (29477-36127) 145.6 (136-155.7) 0.45
Middle-income countries
 Palestine 714895 (666691-761373) 16702 (15676-17723) 155.1 (147.5-163.5) 1399904 (1254072-1570053) 32495 (29398-36006) 149.6 (141.4-158.3) 0.45
 Iraq 5534181 (5162542-5886763) 16732 (15705-17746) 130.7 (123.5-137.6) 10732501 (9576752-11948005) 32295 (29042-35696) 123 (115.3-131) 0.47
 Sudan 6119599 (5731877-6502575) 16681 (15652-17738) 117 (110.3-123.3) 11733161 (10534241-13096213) 31818 (28800-35254) 103 (96.9-109.5) 0.52
 Pakistan 30772692 (29418094-32056038) 17159 (16417-17864) 93.6 (89.3-97.5) 56439842 (51246017-62527542) 30802 (28063-34000) 76.2 (69.2-82.7) 0.52
 Morocco 5883012 (5509597-6260127) 16641 (15631-17691) 56.5 (51.3-61.9) 10851241 (9726403-12093488) 30786 (27659-34234) 44.2 (38.1-50.7) 0.62
 Syria 2864674 (2678877-3057047) 16498 (15470-17620) 68.3 (63.1-73.7) 5310861 (4745133-5968312) 30493 (27353-33932) 54.2 (48.5-60.1) 0.64
 Egypt 14623084 (13720844-15493197) 16445 (15461-17417) 78 (72.5-83.6) 26934828 (24165685-30075283) 30282 (27288-33558) 67.6 (61.3-73.2) 0.65
 Jordan 1203358 (1124971-1284958) 16300 (15292-17342) 168.9 (159.7-178.1) 2196597 (1951993-2462165) 29747 (26728-33050) 147.7 (136.6-160.1) 0.69
 Tunisia 1898520 (1796756-2006354) 15909 (15061-16789) 57 (52.6-61.6) 3545921 (3184205-3944544) 29888 (26900-33130) 44.3 (37.6-51) 0.70
 Iran 13616955 (12927168-14325355) 15671 (14948-16443) 82.5 (77.3-87.8) 26496199 (23627819-29527389) 30592 (27572-33761) 61.2 (51-71.6) 0.77
 Libya 1054747 (988490-1121886) 16310 (15336-17311) 68.8 (62.6-74.5) 1837414 (1632454-2055257) 28642 (25687-31936) 54.3 (47-61.9) 0.81
 Lebanon 1017537 (954285-1084062) 16244 (15220-17299) 139.9 (132.7-146.9) 1795208 (1607600-2009884) 28617 (25722-31958) 128.3 (120.1-136.4) 0.81
High-income countries
 Oman 773924 (720555-827174) 14671 (13764-15561) 210.4 (199.4-221.3) 1476286 (1287874-1688025) 27845 (24857-31048) 178.2 (158.8-197.6) 0.72
 Bahrain 240046 (223355-256642) 15150 (14217-16094) 208 (198.9-217.5) 443334 (390844-499432) 28153 (25333-31417) 193.6 (181.6-206.9) 0.74
 United Arab Emirates 1566357 (1464258-1672209) 13535 (12800-14302) 484.5 (467.3-501.2) 3050507 (2687218-3465766) 26615 (23875-29831) 446.8 (422.7-474.8) 0.77
 Qatar 395766 (367481-425083) 14080 (13198-14994) 430.4 (414.3-445.9) 702549 (610417-805880) 24949 (22401-28113) 421.2 (397-447) 0.79
 Saudi Arabia 5797325 (5544243-6045186) 17145 (16433-17856) 132 (128.6-135.7) 8683665 (7709945-9724810) 26066 (23368-29054) 96.6 (88.2-105.3) 0.80
 Kuwait 712246 (664472-759904) 15598 (14641-16564) 118 (111.1-125.1) 1250436 (1101203-1414499) 27658 (24743-30881) 106 (96-117.3) 0.83
EMR and global
 EMR 104827778 (99615391-110043848) 16443 (15648-17252) 99.3a 195375180 (175945826-216959618) 30520 (27700-33730) 83.0a N/A
 Global 1044771478 (999534692-1087968951) 13847 (13255-14418) 48.0a 1890670389 (1707786493-2097761629) 25130 (22741-27895) 37.0a 0.70
  1. TTH tension-type headache, EMR eastern Mediterranean region
  2. a Uncertainty interval is not available