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Table 4 Tension-type headache symptoms’ scale among academic students (n = 50)

From: Tension-type headache, its relation to stress, and how to relieve it by cryotherapy among academic students

Tension-type headache symptomsn%
Character
 Burning/boiling48
 Tight/pressing2448
 Dull aching2754
 Numbness/tingling1020
 Heaviness4386
Diurnal pattern
 Worse at the end of the day1938
 Worse in the morning714
 No diurnal variation2448
Prodromal symptoms
 Depressed mode1326
 Fatigue4590
Location
 Vertex918
 Temporal and frontal00
 Frontal1224
 Temporal and vertex1326
 Temporal and occipital1632
 Whole head00
Postdrome
 Depressed mood1938
 Exhaustion4794
Frequency
 Infrequent3978
 Frequent918
 Chronic00
 Chronic daily headache24
Severity
 Mild1326
 Moderate3876
 Severe00
Duration
 < 2 h3264
 2–4 h1836
 4–24 h00
 24–72 h00
 Intermittent then persistent00
  1. Answers are not mutually exclusive