Skip to main content

Table 3 Frequencies of positive responses among participants with headache (n = 1726) to questions contributing to a diagnosis of migraine

From: The prevalence of headache disorders in children and adolescents in Ethiopia: a schools-based study

Question (English language version) Yes (%)
Does exercise (like walking or climbing stairs) make your headache worse? 1049 (60.8)
Do you avoid exercise (like walking or climbing stairs) when you have a headache? 843 (48.8)
With your headache, do you usually feel sick (as though you may throw up)? 773 (44.8)
With your headache, are you usually actually sick (do you throw up)? 484 (28.0)
When you have a headache, do you prefer to be in the dark? 654 (37.9)
When you have a headache, do you prefer to be in the quiet? 1362 (78.9)