Prevalence of headache among children and adolescents in Shanghai, China.

@article{Jin2013PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of headache among children and adolescents in Shanghai, China.},
  author={Zheng Jin and Lei Shi and Yajie Wang and Li-Gang Yang and Yong-hui Shi and Li-Wei Shen and Chuan-Cheng Ren},
  journal={Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia},
  year={2013},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={117-21}
}
The aims of this study were to estimate the prevalence of headache subtypes and headache-specific disability among children and adolescents in Shanghai, China, and to assess the validity and reliability of the ID-migraine questionnaire in this population. Of 4812 students who completed the questionnaire, 466 (9.68%) had experienced a headache in the past 3 months. Of the 466 headache sufferers, 44.85% were classified as having migraine. The proportion of migraine varied with age from 23.29% to… CONTINUE READING

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