Table 3

Comparison of common precipitating factors among migraine and TTH
Precipitating factor Migraine (%) TTH (%) pvalue
Sunlight 110 (44) 70 (28) <0.01
Fatigue 34 (13) 18 (7) <0.05
Sleep deprivation 52 (20) 35(14) <0.05
Stress 81 (32) 96 (38) >0.05
Anxiety 68 (27) 51 (20) >0.05
Cold 24 (9) 31 (12) >0.05
Warm 16 (6) 24 (9) >0.05
Activity 34 (14) 24 (9) >0.05
Journey 58 (23) 46 (18) >0.05
Food 7 (2.8) 1(0.4) <0.05
Reading 11 (4) 14 (5) >0.05

Haque et al.

Haque et al. BMC Neurology 2012 12:82   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-12-82

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