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  MIDAS score - Migraine Disability Assessment Questionnaire  

On how many days in the last 3 months did you miss work or school because your headaches? (days)
How many days in the last 3 months was your productivity at work or school reduced by half or more because of your headaches? (Do not include days you counted in question 1 where you missed work or school.) (days)
 On how many days in the last 3 months did you not do household work because of your headaches? (days)
How many days in the last three months was your productivity in household work reduced by half of more because of your headaches?

(Do not include days you counted in question 3 where you did not do household work.)
(days)
On how many days in the last 3 months did you miss family, social or leisure activities because of your headaches (days)
MIDAS Score (points)

Score Interpretation:

Calculation(s) used

Score = Sum of the days inputted for each question  

Interpretation

MIDAS Score Level of impairment
0 - 5 MIDAS Grade I
Little or no disability
6 - 10 MIDAS Grade II
Mild disability
11 - 20 MIDAS Grade III
Moderate disability
>20 MIDAS Grade IV
Severe disability

  

References
1. Stewart W F, et al. Validity of the Migraine Disability Assessment (MIDAS) score in comparison to a diary-based measure in a population sample of migraine sufferers. Pain 2000;88(1):41-52.

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