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Bahrami P. Incidence of Migraine in high school students in Khorramabad. yafte. 2006; 7 (1) :55-60
URL: http://yafte.lums.ac.ir/article-1-1070-en.html

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Background: Migraine is the most common type of headache in the world and is one of the most important causes of patients to come to the neurologist office. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of migraine in high school students. Materials and methods: This is a descriptive study which was done on 2213 high school student, that accidentally chosen from couple of times a multi- step random sampling. Gathered instrument of information was a questionnaire from, which includes two parts: first part contained basic questions (age, sex, …) and the second part was the main questions specially headache, nausea, vomiting, time when headache started, visual problem and … The information was analyzed by SPSS 9.0 soft ware Findings: The overall incidence of headache was 44.46% (31.09% in male and 68.9% in female group). The most common type of Migraine was common Migraine (65.44%). According to the general population incidence of common Migraine is 13.06 percent, 0.4% ophtamoplegic and 32.53% tension headache. Conclusions: According to high school incidence of headaches in population were studied and many problems coming after headache, so attention to treatment of headache is very important.
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Received: 2013/01/22

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