The Global Burden of Headache: A Documentation of Headache Prevalence and Disability Worldwide

  title={The Global Burden of Headache: A Documentation of Headache Prevalence and Disability Worldwide},
  author={L. J. Stovner and Knut Hagen and Rigmor H{\o}jland Jensen and Z. Katsarava and R. B. Lipton and A Scher and T J Steiner and J. A. Zwart},
  pages={193 - 210}
This study, which is a part of the initiative 'Lifting The Burden: The Global Campaign to Reduce the Burden of Headache Worldwide', assesses and presents all existing evidence of the world prevalence and burden of headache disorders. [] Key Method Population-based studies applying International Headache Society criteria for migraine and tension-type headache, and also studies on headache in general and 'chronic daily headache', have been included. Globally, the percentages of the adult population with an…

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