Prevalence of primary headaches in an urban slum in Enugu South East Nigeria: a door-to-door survey.

@article{EzealaAdikaibe2014PrevalenceOP,
  title={Prevalence of primary headaches in an urban slum in Enugu South East Nigeria: a door-to-door survey.},
  author={Birinus Adikaibe Ezeala-Adikaibe and Chinwe Laura Onyekonwu and Grace Okudo and Obinna D. Onodugo and Stella Ekenze and Casmir James Ginikanwa Orjioke and Peter Chime and Obum Ezeanosike and Nkiru Mbadiwe and Mark Chukwunweike Chikani and Celestine C Okwara and Ifeoma Ulasi and Uchenna N Ijoma},
  journal={Headache},
  year={2014},
  volume={54 10},
  pages={1601-10}
}
OBJECTIVE/BACKGROUND This study aims to determine the prevalence of primary headache disorders using the second edition of international classification of headache disorders among urban slum dwellers. Headache is a common neurological disorder and one of the most common reasons for visiting the neurology clinics in Nigeria. Low socioeconomic status has been linked with primary headaches. Factors that may precipitate and sustain headaches are common in Africa especially in urban slums. There are… CONTINUE READING