Frequency and predictors of physician consultations for headache

Shuu Jiun Wang, J. L. Fuh, Y. H. Young, S. R. Lu, B. C. Shia

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Abstract

We conducted a population-based headache questionnaire survey including questions on physician consultation for headache in Taipei, Taiwan from August 1997 to June 1998. The participants comprised 3377 subjects aged ≥ 15 years, of whom 328 (9.7%) had a diagnosis of migraine and 1754 (52%) had a diagnosis of non-migraine headache. Migraineurs had a higher physician consultation rate (once or more in the past year) than the subjects with non-migraine headache (54% vs. 31%, P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)25-30
Number of pages6
JournalCephalalgia
Volume21
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Physician consultation
  • Taiwan

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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Frequency and predictors of physician consultations for headache. / Wang, Shuu Jiun; Fuh, J. L.; Young, Y. H.; Lu, S. R.; Shia, B. C.

In: Cephalalgia, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2001, p. 25-30.

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Wang, Shuu Jiun ; Fuh, J. L. ; Young, Y. H. ; Lu, S. R. ; Shia, B. C. / Frequency and predictors of physician consultations for headache. In: Cephalalgia. 2001 ; Vol. 21, No. 1. pp. 25-30.
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