Headaches - self-treatment and health professionals worldwide 2011

Percentage of headache patients in self-treatment or professional health treatment worldwide in 2011, by region

by Statista Research Department, last edited Dec 30, 2011
Headaches - self-treatment and health professionals worldwide 2011 This statistic is based on a survey and shows the estimated percentage of headache patients who were self- treating or consulting health professionals of some sort, broken down by region as of 2011. For Africa, it was estimated that some five percent of these patients had neurological treatment.
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Percentage of headache patients in self-treatment or professional health treatment worldwide in 2011, by region

SelfPCP (Primary-care physicians)NeurologistsAlternativeOthers
Africa58%20%5%15%7%
Americas50%28%10%10%8%
Eastern Mediterranean30%30%15%10%6%
Europe40%20%20%10%5%
South-East Asia50%30%5%10%5%
Western Pacific43%30%10%10%7%
World50%20%10%10%5%
SelfPCP (Primary-care physicians)NeurologistsAlternativeOthers
Africa58%20%5%15%7%
Americas50%28%10%10%8%
Eastern Mediterranean30%30%15%10%6%
Europe40%20%20%10%5%
South-East Asia50%30%5%10%5%
Western Pacific43%30%10%10%7%
World50%20%10%10%5%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Dec 30, 2011
This statistic is based on a survey and shows the estimated percentage of headache patients who were self- treating or consulting health professionals of some sort, broken down by region as of 2011. For Africa, it was estimated that some five percent of these patients had neurological treatment.
Show more
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