Clinical features of headache associated with mobile phone use: a cross-sectional study in university students.
Published in: BMC Neurol 2011; 11: 115
Aim of study (acc. to author)
Endpoint/type of risk estimation
students of Hallym University College of Medicine, Chuncheon
no mobile phone use
Statistical analysis method:
Conclusion (acc. to author)
Among the 212 study participants, the
mean daily duration of mobile phone use was 33.4 ± 34.5 minutes, the mean daily frequency of mobile phone use was 7.4 ± 6.3 calls, and the mean duration of mobile use was 5.5 ± 4.0 years. 40 out of 212 participants indicated that they experienced headache associated with mobile phone use more than 10 times during the last 1 year. The authors found that headache associated with mobile phone use usually showed stereotyped clinical features including mild intensity, a dull or pressing quality, localisation ipsilateral to the side of mobile phone use, provocation by prolonged mobile phone use and often accompanied by a burning sensation.
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