The study of prevalence of migraine among teachers at Zahedan, Iran

AUTHORS

Mohamad Shahraki 1 , * , B Hidari Sadegh 2 , Ali Moghtaderi 3 , Hamideh Mirshekari 4

1 Faculty of Paramedicine, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences and health Services, Zahedan, Iran.

2 Iranshahr District Health Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences and health Services, Zahedan, Iran.

3 Neurology Department, School of public health, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences and health Services, Zahedan, Iran.

4 Zahedan District Health Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences and health Services, Zahedan, Iran.

How to Cite: Shahraki M, Hidari Sadegh B, Moghtaderi A, Mirshekari H. The study of prevalence of migraine among teachers at Zahedan, Iran, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2006 ; 8(2):e94901.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: 8 (2); e94901
Published Online: April 08, 2006
Article Type: Research Article
Received: February 15, 2005
Accepted: January 29, 2006
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Abstract

Background: To Determine the Prevalence of Migraine Among the Teachers at Zahedan.
Because the Teachers Endure Many Stress for Gaining the high Goels. So Stress Is the Greatest
cause for Catching Migraine and Economic Losses.
Methods and materials: This study Planned to Descriptive – cross sectional. The target
Group was the teachers at Zahedan. The Method of Sampling was cluster.
Questionnaire consist of the questions about ago , sex , section of teaching , Record of
teaching, systemic disease exclusivefrom , the specification of Headache , the causes of
Intensification of Headache and the Intensity of headache. Data was Analysed by Spss program
with chi squar test.
Results: In this Research, 1539 teachers were studied. 40% men and 60% women aged
Averaglly 35.7±6.55 Yr. Prevalence of Migraine among samples was 9.7% it has not Meaning full
Relation to native or age , education , record of teaching but Migraine headache related to sex and
section of teaching. Prevalence of Migraine was 11.9% in women and 6.6% in men. Prevalence of
Migraine in primery school teachers were 9.7% , in Guidence school , 8% and in high school
teachers , 14% prevalence of Migraine with aura was 54.2%.
Conclusions: According to the Results to this study,The Prevalence of Migraine Among the
teachers who were tested , is equal to the normal prevalence of Migraine in the whole socity. In
three section which was tested, for prevalence of Migraine, the teachers of high school affecting
Migraine more than others. And it is arising from the youth's Edutional Problems.

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