Stroke, excluding SAH


cerebrovascular disorder: A disorder resulting from inadequate blood flow in the vessels that supply the brain. Representative examples include cerebrovascular ischemia, cerebral embolism, and cerebral infarction.

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 I61, I63, I64
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 431|4330A|4331A|4339A|4340A|4341A|4349A|436
Hospital discharge: ICD-8 431|433|434|436
Hospital discharge: excluded ICD-10 I63.6
Hospital discharge: excluded ICD-8 43101|43191
Cause of death: ICD-10 I61, I63, I64
Cause of death: ICD-9 431|4330A|4331A|4339A|4340A|4341A|4349A|436
Cause of death: ICD-8 431|433|434|436
Cause of death: excluded ICD-10 I63.6
Cause of death: excluded ICD-8 43101|43191

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 I9_STR_EXH, I9_TIA

Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy C
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 25398 9696 15702
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 6.74 4.60 9.44
Mean age at first event (years) 67.06 66.59 67.36


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.06 3.79 [3.31, 4.34] 5.9e-83 8663
15 years 0.01 1.82 [1.63, 2.03] 1.4e-26 2791
5 years 0.00 3.99 [3.66, 4.34] <1e-100 2428
1 year - - - -

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: I9_STR – Stroke, excluding SAH
GWS hits: 3

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Stroke, excluding SAH
after Stroke, excluding SAH

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Stroke, excluding SAH