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Daily Or Near-Daily Headache Is Surprisingly Common In The General Population

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July 1, 1998
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Johns Hopkins School Of Public Health
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More than four percent of the U.S. population suffers from "frequent headaches," defined as headaches that occur at least 180 days a year, according to researchers at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.

More than four percent of the U.S. population suffers from "frequent headaches," defined as headaches that occur at least 180 days a year, according to researchers at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and presented June 26 at the 40th annual scientific meeting of the American Association for the Study of Headache (AASH), San Francisco. This survey also found that frequent headaches were nearly twice as common among women as men. Caucasians had headaches more often than African Americans, and those with less than a high-school education suffered from headaches more than those with higher levels of education.


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