The aim of the present study was to estimate the prevalence of migraine headache among Canadian adults (aged =18 years) and analyse variation by age, gender, household income and province of residence.
A population-based survey was undertaken using telephone interviews with 2922 adults who were randomly selected from households across Canada by stratified regional sampling.
The questionnaire asked about frequency and characteristics of headaches experienced and other symptoms.
The diagnostic criteria of the International Headache Society were used to classify people as migraineurs (with or without aura), headachers or non-headachers.
Of 8921 random calls to households, 4235 were eligible and 2922 interviews were successfully completed (response rate 66%).
Mots-clés Pascal : Migraine, Epidémiologie, Prévalence, Canada, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme, Variation géographique, Etude comparative, International, Douleur, Système nerveux pathologie, Système nerveux central pathologie, Encéphale pathologie, Cérébrovasculaire pathologie, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Vaisseau sanguin pathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Migraine, Epidemiology, Prevalence, Canada, North America, America, Human, Geographical variation, Comparative study, International, Pain, Nervous system diseases, Central nervous system disease, Cerebral disorder, Cerebrovascular disease, Cardiovascular disease, Vascular disease
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0715598
Code Inist : 002B17A03. Création : 09/06/1995.