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Table 3 Headache baseline assessment among studied participants (N = 353)

From: The online learning experience and reported headaches associated with screen exposure time among Saudi health sciences students during the COVID-19 pandemic

Variables No %
Having headache attacks for several hours   
 Yes 232 65.72
 No 121 34.28
The headache symptoms frequently experiencea
• Unilateral location 98 27.76
• Pulsating quality of pain 146 41.36
• Inhibition of daily activities 82 23.23
• Headache aggravation by routine physical activities 77 21.81
• Nausea or vomiting 59 16.71
Sensitivity to light or sound 143 40.51
Headache status (N = 232)
Non-migraine headache 154 43.63
 Migraine: 78 22.09
-Migraine without aura 37 10.15
-Migraine with aura 41 11.61
Experience any of the following symptoms before the migraine attack (migraine with aura, n = 41)
-Visual disturbances 34 82.93
- Sensory disturbances 5 12.20
- Motor disturbances 2 4.87
  1. a Multiple responses by the same respondent