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Table 4 Age, gender, and thyroid profile between tension headache and migraine

From: Migraine and tension headache comorbidity with hypothyroidism in Egypt

Characteristic Tension headache (n = 118) Migraine (n = 94) p value
Age, mean (range) 43 (37-48) 36 (28-44) 0.001
Sex    0.230
 Female: no. (%) 67 (56.8%) 61 (64.9%)
 Male: no. (%) 51 (43.2%) 33 (35.1%)
Thyroid function    0.775
 Euthyroid: no. (%) 84 (71.2%) 65 (69.1%)
 Subclinical hypothyroidism: no. (%) 28 (23.7%) 22 (23.4%)
 Overt hypothyroidism: no. (%) 6 (5.1%) 7 (7.4%)
Thyroid ultrasound    0.911
 Normal: no. (%) 106 (88.8%) 84 (89.4%)
 Abnormal: no. (%) 12 (10.2%) 10 (10.6%)
  1. P value is significant if ≤ 0.050