Low back pain


No definition available.

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 M54.5
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 7242
Hospital discharge: ICD-8 72870
Cause of death: ICD-10 M54.5
Cause of death: ICD-9 7242
Cause of death: ICD-8 72870

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 M13_DORSOPATHY

Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy 4
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2
Parent code in ICD-10 M54
Name in latin Lumbago

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 29329 18350 10979
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 7.78 8.70 6.60
Mean age at first event (years) 52.00 50.57 54.40


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.04 2.65 [2.22, 3.17] 3.7e-27 2082
15 years 0.01 1.20 [1.04, 1.39] 1.3e-2 673
5 years 0.00 3.36 [2.96, 3.83] 1.1e-75 710
1 year 0.00 8.71 [7.49, 10.12] <1e-100 399

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: M13_LOWBACKPAIN – Low back pain
GWS hits: 10

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Low back pain
after Low back pain

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Low back pain

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