Table 2

Prevalence of headache by sex in study population Addis Ketema sub city, Addis Abeba, 2011
Category Female Male Total OR 95% confidence interval P-value
No % No % No %
Life time headache 95 84.8 97 81.5 192 83.1 1.27 0.63–2.54 0.62
One-year headache 82 73.2 74 62.2 156 67.5 1.16 0.95–2.90 0.099
All Primary headache 24 21.4 26 21.8 50 21.6 0.98 0.52–1.83 0.93
Migraine without aura 6 5.4 9 7.6 15 6.5 0.69 0.24–2.01 0.68
Migraine with aura 5 4.5 1 0.8 6 2.6 5.51 0.63–47.95 0.19
Probable Migraine 1 0.9 1 0.8 2 0.9
Subtotal (migraine) 12 10.8 11 9.2 23 10.0 0.97 0.41–2.30 0.88
Infrequent episodic tension type 2 1.8 3 2.5 5 2.2 0.70 0.12–4.29 0.95
Frequent episodic tension type 8 7.1 11 9.2 19 8.2 0.76 0.29–1.95 0.73
Subtotal Tension type 10 8.9 14 11.9 24 10.4 0.74 0.31–1.73 0.62
Cluster headache 0 0.0 3 2.5 3 1.3
Total population 112 48.5 119 51.5 231 100.0

Mengistu and Alemayehu

Mengistu and Alemayehu The Journal of Headache and Pain 2013 14:30   doi:10.1186/1129-2377-14-30

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