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TableĀ 2 Trigger factors distribution in genders

From: Trigger factors in primary headaches subtypes: a cross-sectional study from a tertiary centre in Greece

Trigger factors Gender p value
Total (%) Women (%) Men (%)
Stressful event 83.62 87.10 69.57 0.058
Intense emotions 70.69 76.34 47.83 0.009
Menstruation 55.91 55.91 NA NA
Sleep deprivation 50.86 51.61 47.83 0.745
Fatigue 47.41 49.46 39.13 0.372
Weather changes 46.55 47.31 43.48 0.741
Premenstrual period 41.94 41.94 NA NA
Odors 38.79 40.86 30.43 0.352
Hot/cold weather 36.21 35.48 39.13 0.746
Sleep hours changes 32.76 33.33 30.43 0.790
Noises 31.90 36.56 13.04 0.021
Hunger 31.03 30.11 34.78 0.667
Relaxation after stress 31.03 32.26 26.09 0.562
Traveling 30.17 27.96 39.13 0.304
Skipping meals 29.31 26.88 39.13 0.257
Alcohol 28.45 24.73 43.48 0.083
Oversleep 27.59 27.96 26.09 1.000
Coffee deprivation 25.86 24.73 30.43 0.600
Wind 24.14 20.43 39.13 0.071
Bright sunlight 23.28 24.73 17.39 0.444
Cigarette smoke 21.55 24.73 8.70 0.102
Rain 18.97 17.20 26.09 0.375
Chocolate 18.97 20.43 13.04 0.559
Coffee consumption 18.97 21.51 8.70 0.168
Air pollution 17.24 19.35 8.70 0.250
Cold drinks/ice cream 14.66 15.05 13.04 1.000
Physical activity 12.93 13.98 8.70 0.536
Weight lift 12.93 11.83 17.39 0.732
Rest 12.07 13.98 4.35 0.296
Dairy products 12.07 13.98 4.35 0.296
Shining 12.07 12.90 8.70 0.733
Vegetables 11.21 12.90 4.35 0.305
Fatty meals 8.62 9.68 4.35 0.478
Sexual activity 8.62 7.53 13.04 0.684
High altitude 7.76 8.60 4.35 0.686
  1. NA not applicable