Frequency of headaches among adults in the U.S. 2017, by gender

This statistic shows how often adults in the United States suffered from headaches over the last year as of February 2017, by gender. It was found that 11 percent of female respondents and 9 percent of male respondents had headaches multiple times a week.

Frequency adults suffered from headaches over the last year in the United States as of 2017, by gender

FemaleMale
Every day3%3%
Multiple times a week11%9%
Once a week9%8%
Multiple times a month22%14%
Once a month10%12%
Multiple times a year24%21%
Once a year7%10%
Not at all in the last year12%23%
Prefer not to answer1%2%
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Source

Release date

February 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

February 16 to 27, 2017

Number of respondents

1,470 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: [headache] How often did you suffer from the following symptoms over the last year?

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