Average migraine duration among U.S. adults 2017

This statistic shows the average duration of a migraine among U.S. adults as of 2017. As of that time 35 percent of those who suffered from migraines stated that the average duration of a migraine was less than 6 hours.

Percentage of adults in the U.S. diagnosed with migraines who stated their migraines typically lasted select amounts of time as of 2017

Share of respondents
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Release date



United States

Survey time period

May 2017

Number of respondents

518 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

those diagnosed with migraine by a healthcare provider

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: How long does a migraine typically last?

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