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Table 2 Outcome changes during COVID-19 pandemic in MOH patients

From: The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on headache symptoms and drug withdrawal among patients with medication overuse headache: a cross-sectional study

Outcome MOH patientsa
Change in headache days per month
Increase 13 (16.7%)
Unchanged 42 (53.8%)
Decrease 23 (29.5%)
50% reduction 16 (20.5%)
Change in headache intensity per month
Increase 8 (10.3%)
Unchanged 43 (55.1%)
Decrease 27 (34.6%)
Change in days per month with acute medication
Increase 11 (14.1%)
Unchanged 46 (59.0%)
Decrease 21 (26.9%)
Change from medication overuse to non-overuse 9 (11.5%)
  1. aValues are n (%), mean ± SD