March 27, 2020
In 2018, women were nearly twice as likely as men to have had a severe headache or migraine in the past 3 months (20.1% versus 10.6%), both overall and within each age group.
The percentage of persons experiencing severe headache or migraine declined with age for both men and women, from 25.5% among those aged 18–44 years to 7.6% among those aged 75 years or older for women and from 12.3% among those aged 18–44 years to 4.0% among those aged 75 years or older for men.
Source: National Health Interview Survey, 2018 data. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis.htm.
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Posted by briantsai
June 26, 2017
In 2015, 20.0% of women and 9.7% of men aged ≥18 years had a severe headache or migraine in the past 3 months.
Overall and for each age group, women aged ≥18 years were more likely than men to have had a severe headache or migraine in the past 3 months.
For both sexes, a report of a severe headache or migraine in the past 3 months decreased with advancing age, from 11.0% among men aged 18–44 years to 3.4% among men aged ≥75 years and from 24.7% among women aged 18–44 years to 6.3% among women aged ≥75 years.
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Posted by Kim Rodriguez