Secondary hypertension


secondary hypertension: High blood pressure caused by an underlying medical condition.

Endpoint definition

FinnGen phenotype data

392423 individuals

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Apply sex-specific rule None


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Check conditions None


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Check pre-conditions, main-only, mode, registry filters

Hospital Discharge: ICD-10 I15
Cause of death: ICD-10 I15

2 out of 7 registries used, show all original rules.


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Check minimum number of events None


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Include endpoints None


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Remove individuals based on genotype QC


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Control definitions

Control exclude FG_CVD

Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy 3
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2
Parent code in ICD-10 I10-I15
Name in latin Hypertensio secundaria

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 2597 1105 1492
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.69 0.52 0.90
Mean age at first event (years) 54.53 52.74 55.85


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.05 3.59 [2.33, 5.52] 6.7e-9 462
15 years 0.01 1.83 [1.24, 2.69] 2.3e-3 186
5 years 0.01 4.52 [3.38, 6.05] 3.1e-24 161
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Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: I9_HYPTENSEC – Secondary hypertension
GWS hits: 1

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Secondary hypertension
after Secondary hypertension

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Secondary hypertension

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