Table 2
Percentage of migraineurs reporting selected characteristics, household population aged 15 or older, Canada excluding territories, 2011

Table 2
Percentage of migraineurs reporting selected characteristics, household population aged 15 or older, Canada excluding territories, 2011
Table summary
This table displays the results of Percentage of migraineurs reporting selected characteristics. The information is grouped by Characteristic (appearing as row headers), % and 95% confidence interval (appearing as column headers).
Characteristic % 95% confidence interval
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Depression  
No depression 16.6Note E: Use with caution 11.7 23.2
Minimal/Mild 63.3 54.8 70.9
Moderate/Moderate-severe/Severe 20.1Note E: Use with caution 14.3 27.5
Medication  
Prescription medication for migraine (past 3 months) 41.7 33.9 49.9
Reasons for not taking prescription medication (past 3 months)  
No medication prescribed 25.2Note E: Use with caution 16.4 34.0
Do not want to take medication 14.3Note E: Use with caution 6.2 22.3
Condition controlled without medication/Don’t need medication 34.8 25.2 44.4
OtherNote  39.9 29.7 50.1
Non-reimbused out-of-pocket prescription/non-prescription medication expenses (past 12 months) 56.2 48.7 63.6
Impact on usual activities  
Affects life at least moderately 38.2 30.6 46.4
Pain prevents activities 25.5 19.2 31.8
Felt left out of things 25.9 18.6 34.9
Prevented from driving (aged 16 or older with valid driver's license) 52.5 44.1 60.7
Limited getting good night's sleep  
Not at all 24.1 17.3 32.5
A little bit/Moderately 56.4 47.9 64.5
Quite a bit/Extremely 19.6 14.2 26.2
Limited educational opportunities  
Not at all 69.7 62.0 76.4
A little bit/Moderately 26.6 20.0 34.3
Quite a bit/Extremely 3.8Note E: Use with caution 2.1 6.5
Limited job opportunities  
Not at all 66.0 58.4 72.9
A little bit/Moderately 27.4 20.7 35.3
Quite a bit/Extremely 6.6Note E: Use with caution 3.9 10.8
Employment status (aged 15 to 75)  
Currently employed 70.2 62.7 76.8
Did not have a job 24.0 18.0 31.2
Permanently unable to work 5.8Note E: Use with caution 3.5 9.5
Changed work activitesNote  18.0Note E: Use with caution 12.4 25.5
Missed at least 1 day of work past 3 months (aged 15 to 75, currently employed) 36.0 26.2 47.0
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