Perception of impact of migraines on work in the U.S. in 2017

This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults diagnosed with migraine who agreed with the following statements on work-related impacts of migraines as of 2017. As of that time, 68 percent of respondents diagnosed with migraines felt that their co-workers, bosses and other people at work did not understand the true impact of their migraines.

Percentage of U.S. adults diagnosed with migraines who felt their coworkers or boss does not understand the impact of their migraines as of 2017

Share of respondents
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Release date



United States

Survey time period

May 2017

Number of 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: Using the scale shown below, please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statements. Agree is top 3 box on 6 point scale.

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