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Table 1 Knowledge regarding clinical characteristics of migraine

From: Dilemma of migraine diagnosis and management among non-neurologists

  n (%)
What is the common age of migraine onset? Less than 20 years 23 (13.77)
  20–40 years 127 (76.05)
  More than 40 years 5 (2.99)
  I do not know 12 (7.19)
How long does the migraine attack last? Less than 4 h 24 (14.37)
4–72 h 122 (73.05)
More than 72 h 7 (4.19)
I do not know 14 (8.38)
Is migraine commonly Unilateral 120 (71.86)
Bilateral 9 (5.39)
Both 35 (20.96)
I do not know 3 (1.80)
What is the most common character for migraine? Dull aching 26 (15.57)
Numbness 2 (1.20)
Pressure tight band 24 (14.37)
Throbbing 82 (49.10)
Burning 3 (1.80)
Stabbing 23 (13.77)
I do not know 7 (4.19)
What is the most common site for migraine? Forehead 27 (16.17)
Vertex 14 (8.38)
Temple 84 (50.30)
Behind eyes 29 (17.37)
Back of head 5 (2.99)
I do not know 8 (4.79)
What is the usual onset for migraine? Sudden/abrupt 59 (35.33)
Gradual 100 (59.88)
I do not know 8 (4.79)