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What is the prevalence of migraine? Print
Vincent T. Martin, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, Ohio

The prevalence of migraine headache is approximately 12% in the general population. Of that, 16 to 18% of women have migraine headache and 5 to 7% of men have migraine headache. So it’s about 3 to 4 times more common among women than men.
Last Updated on Friday, 26 March 2010 14:43
 
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