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Table 1 Enquiry into non-communicable diseases in the National Health Survey (PNS)

From: Migraine: a major debilitating chronic non-communicable disease in Brazil, evidence from two national surveys

Disease Enquiry Response options
Hypertension “Has any doctor given you the diagnosis of hypertension (high blood pressure)?” yes;
yes, but only during pregnancy (for women);
no
Diabetes;
Heart disease;
Lung disease;
Stroke;
Asthma;
Arthritis or rheumatism;
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs);
Cancer;
Chronic kidney disease (CKD)
“Has any doctor given you the diagnosis of ...?” yes
no
Spine disorders “Do you have any chronic back problem, such as back pain, neck pain, low back pain or sciatica, vertebrae or disc problems?” yes
no
Depression “Has a doctor or mental health professional, such as a psychiatrist or psychologist, ever given you the diagnosis of depression?” yes
no
Other mental illnesses:
schizophrenia;
bipolar disorder;
psychosis;
obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
“Has a doctor or mental health professional, such as a psychiatrist or psychologist, ever given you the diagnosis of ...?” yes
no
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