Prevalence of childhood headache in Kuwait


  • 19.4% of children aged 6–17 years in Kuwait have a 1-year headache prevalence.

  • More females have primary headache disorder, and rates with age.

Why this matters

  • Primary headache disorders are burdensome and can impact multiple aspects of a child’s life, including education and social functioning.

  • Recognizing the extent to which headache affects a specific population can help structure healthcare resources.