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Table 6 Characteristics of the de novo headache post- COVID-19 infection in relation to age, gender and severity of COVID-19 infection

From: Coronavirus disease-19 and headache; impact on pre-existing and characteristics of de novo: a cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency of de novo headache/ Month (means ± SD) Attack severity of de novo headache (VAS) (means ± SD) Attack duration of the de novo headache (hours)
(means ± SD)
Age range
• ≤40 years(n = 24) 4.17 ± 1.94 6.16 ± 2.20 18.50 ± 16.44
• > 40 years(n = 12) 5.0 ± 0.894 6.83 ± 2.03 5.5 ± 9.07
P 0.339 0.196 0.045*
Gender
• Male (n = 6) 6.0 ± 0.0 8.66 ± 1.15 24.66 ± 23.60
• Female(n = 26) 4.13 ± 1.69 5.93 ± 2.01 12.06 ± 13.64
P 0.079 0.04* 0.207
Covid-19 infection severity
• Mild (n = 25) 4.25 ± 1.69 6.12 ± 2.06 14.15 ± 15.95
• Moderate (n = 7) 6.1 ± 0.0 8.50 ± 2.12 13.0 ± 15.55
P 0.174 0.044* 0.093
  1. *=P < 0.05 Paired sample t-test, COVID-19 Coronavirus disease-19