Table 3

Prevalence of primary headaches by age category Addis Ketema, Addis Abeba, 2011
Age group Study population N
    o
Tension headache Migraine headache All primary headaches OR Or Fisher exact 95% confidence interval P-value
N
    o
(%)
N
    o
%
Female N
    o
(%)
Male N
    o
(%)
Total N
    o
(%)
15–24 79 10(12.7) 16(20.25) 16(48.5) 10(21.7) 26(32.9) 3.4 1.27–9.01 0.024
25–34 65 5(7.7) 4(6.2) 4(12.5) 5(15.2) 9(13.8) F = 0.52 0.14–4.17
35–44 34 3(8.8) 2(5.9) 1(5.6) 4(25.5) 5(14.7) F = 0.13 0.003–2.182
45–54 24 6(25.0) 1(4.2) 2(15.4) 5(45.5) 7(29.2) F = 0.12 0.02–1.97
55–64 19 0 0 1(10.0) 2(22.2) 3(15.2) F = 0.46 0.006–9.392
≥65 10 0 0 0 0 0
Total 231 24(10.4) 23(10.0) 24(21.4) 26(21.6) 50 (21.6) 0.98 0.52–1.83 0.93

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