Cerebrovascular diseases (FINNGEN)


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

356077 individuals

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Apply sex-specific rule None


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Check conditions None


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Filter registries None


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Check pre-conditions, main-only, mode, ICD version None


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Check minimum number of events None


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Extra metadata

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

Similar endpoints

List of similar endpoints to Cerebrovascular diseases (FINNGEN) based on the number of shared cases.

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Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 26781 10731 16050
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 7.53 5.41 10.20
Mean age at first event (years) 65.65 64.54 66.39


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.07 4.08 [3.61, 4.61] <1e-100 8735
15 years 0.01 1.96 [1.76, 2.17] 2.3e-36 2832
5 years - - - -
1 year - - - -

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: FG_CEREBVASC – Cerebrovascular diseases (FINNGEN)
GWS hits: 14

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Cerebrovascular diseases (FINNGEN)
after Cerebrovascular diseases (FINNGEN)

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Cerebrovascular diseases (FINNGEN)