Lifetime prevalence of cluster headache

Value 0.12 %
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Nesbitt AD, Goadsby PJ. Cluster headache. BMJ. 2012 Apr 11 344:e2407. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e2407 p.1 right column 4th paragraphPubMed ID22496300
Primary Source [12] Fischera M, Marziniak M, Gralow I, Evers S. The incidence and prevalence of cluster headache: a meta-analysis of population-based studies. Cephalalgia. 2008 Jun28(6):614-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-2982.2008.01592.xPubMed ID18422717
Method Primary source abstract: "[investigators] analysed all available population-based epidemiological studies on cluster headache and compared the data in a meta-analysis."
Comments p.1 right column 4th paragraph: "Pooled data from epidemiological studies give cluster headache a lifetime prevalence of 0.12%, with data from a door to door study in Norway showing a one year prevalence of 0.3% (primary source)." Primary source abstract: "Cluster headache is a trigemino-autonomic cephalgia with a low prevalence."
Entered by Uri M
ID 117254