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2020 Feb 07

J Headache Pain



The prevalence of primary headache disorders in Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional population-based study.


Al Jumah M, Al Khathaami AM, Kojan S, Hussain M, Thomas H, Steiner TJ
J Headache Pain. 2020 Feb 07; 21(1):11.
PMID: 32033539.


The large geographical gaps in our knowledge of the prevalence and burden of headache disorders include most of Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR). Following a nationwide population-based study in Pakistan, we present here a similar study from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Both were conducted as projects within the Global Campaign against Headache The two purposes of this study were to inform national health policy and contribute to global knowledge of headache disorders.